Monday, November 29, 2010

NYTimes Op-Ed: FDA Rules

The bill would, for the first time, give the F.D.A., which oversees 80 percent of the nation’s food, the authority to test widely for dangerous pathogens and to recall contaminated food. The agency would finally have the resources and authority to prevent food safety problems, rather than respond only after people have become ill. The bill would also require more frequent inspections of large-scale, high-risk food-production plants.

A Stale Food Fight

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Shucking Speed

I shucked oysters for a year back in the 80's and have the scars to prove it. This cat does quite a job, gloveless noless!

Monday, November 15, 2010

How Ultra-Processed Foods Are Killing Us

An Insightful Article from the Atlantic Monthly:

How Ultra-Processed Foods Are Killing Us

Their high energy density, hyper-palatability, their marketing in large and super-sizes, and aggressive and sophisticated advertising, all undermine the normal processes of appetite control, cause over-consumption, and therefore cause obesity, and diseases associated with obesity.

Thursday, November 4, 2010 - Hacking Your Slow Cooker: D.I.Y. Sous Vide Setup