Week's Top Food-Related Headlines
"We believe that a candidate's taste in food is a more reliable indicator of character than the carefully strained statements issued in this atmosphere of gotcha and gotcha back."
"In an effort to appease PETA and other angry vegetarians, KFC recently began selling a vegan, "Unchicken" sandwich in its Canadian locations. Guess what? It's not vegetarian."
Officials: Avoid eating raw jalepeno peppers
The Associated Press
Tuesday July 22, 2008, 6:52 AM
WASHINGTON -- Federal officials investigating a three-month-old salmonella outbreak have isolated the bacteria in a jalapeno pepper from a small distribution facility in McAllen, Texas, and Monday warned consumers nationwide to avoid eating raw jalapenos or products that contain them until more is known.
Man Says He Found Knife in NYC Subway
$40,000 award over tainted meal
A police officer and his family have won $40,000 in their lawsuit against a restaurant that had served them food tainted by an employee's spit and urine.
East Africa Faces `Catastrophe' as Food Prices Rise, Oxfam Says <>
Bloomberg - USA
By Ryan Flinn July 24 -- East Africa is in urgent need of humanitarian assistance as droughts, violence and rising food prices wrack the region
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Alice's Restaurant nears OK to cook where it wants
Palm Beach Post