Monthly Archives: October 2011

Potatoes Get Senate Protection on School Lunch Menus – NYTimes.com

Thanks to the much loved french fry… The potato was almost banned from schools. WASHINGTON — The Senate stood up Tuesday for the humble white potato and rebuffed an effort by President Obama to limit its consumption by millions of … Continue reading

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No fruit in Fruit by the Foot? General Mills sued over snacks [Updated] – latimes.com

Like we didn’t see this one coming… There’s not much fruit in General Mills snacks such as Fruit Roll-Ups, Fruit by the Foot and Fruit Gushers, alleges a new suit against the giant food company. via No fruit in Fruit … Continue reading

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Food Ark – Potato Variety – Pictures, More From National Geographic Magazine

There are a lot of different types of potatoes out there in the world, and some of them are stranger than others…  Here’s a neat article on those different potatoes! Unlike the handful of varieties in U.S. markets, potatoes in … Continue reading

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Tainted seafood reaching U.S., experts say – Health – Food safety – msnbc.com

Blech…. here’s another reason to not eat seafood… also just a FYI, most meat products have at least some of this going on. Filthy seafood infected with bacteria or tainted with drugs and antibiotics banned in the U.S. is finding … Continue reading

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