Thursday, April 4, 2013

Recent News Links

Mark Bittman on the changing fast food landscape. Viva Veggie Grill -- here's hoping it, and imitators, take over the world!

Supermarket News looks at bacterial contamination, finds: "12% of retail chicken sampled contained salmonella, and of those salmonella samples, 74.1% were resistant to one or more antibiotics.... Furthermore, more than three-quarters of turkey samples contained E. coli and 74.8% of samples were resistant to one or more antibiotics."

BBC looks at the future, sees all meat sales banned.  (They won't be "banned" -- people will still eat meat, it will just come from non-sentient sources.) Our friend Jaya at COK surveys some of these new products.