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London Sets Standard Banning Junk Food Ads

There’s been a lot of talk, in academic and government circles, about the effects of advertising junk foods to kids. Many jurisdictions have regulations governing TV advertising, but London, England, is pioneering restrictions in another ubiquitous medium…

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Fast Food Week!

Lots of Holiday-oriented food and ‘identity merchandise’ offers in the Fast Food News this week… Topping the list, Taco Bell’s new Triplelupa and Arby’s Beer Can Chicken. And OREOs gets into the music business!

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Clarifying The Romaine Lettuce Situation

We’re in the midst of another recall scare over tainted Romaine Lettuce, and it looks like the worst one yet. But the are some things to keep in mind – things that haven’t received a lot of media attention – that might make navigating the ‘crisis’ easier…

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Bonus Post: A Soldiers’ Thanksgiving Abroad

I ran across this little item from CNN this morning when perusing the daily bounty on the Food News wires. I’ll bet you’ll be as amazed as I was at the sheer magnitude of the Thanksgiving Dinner supplies the U.S. government has shipped to its military forces currently serving abroad…

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More Than Just Mouthwatering…

We’ve all had the experience of salivating spontaneously when we see or smell something good to eat. But new research suggests that there’s much more happening behind this response than we’re aware of. In fact, we may be setting up our whole system to digest…

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What Not To Eat On The Plane

We’ve looked at the pros and cons of consuming Coffee and Alcohol on an airplane. Now, we’ve come across a list of top foods to avoid when flying. You may be surprised at some of them, but there are good reasons for all of them to be on the list…

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