Kiko’s Food News, 5.31.13



Unapproved genetically modified wheat was discovered in an Oregon field, posing a potential threat to trade with countries that have concerns about GM foods–not to mention that no GM wheat has been approved for U.S. farming: (Washington Post)

 Raw-milk guzzlers celebrated a Wisconsin farmer’s acquittal on three of four counts related to selling unpasteurized milk and cheese, bolstering hopes for legalization beyond the current legislation which for many states allows consumption on the farm, but not sale: (Wall Street Journal)

 I take the ever-changing buzz on foods-to-avoid with a grain of salt, but there seems to be some pretty graphic evidence against soda: (Fast Company)

 Although Wal-Mart has built its success on mastering logistics and supply chain, it’s had trouble keeping stores stocked amidst cutbacks on workers per store; a new program involving shelf audits shines a light on the importance of inventory in retail: (Bloomberg)

I love musing on caffeine’s habit-forming, personal nature–and what caffeine rituals say about our attitudes toward money and routine: (New York Times)

 In the spirit of Friday night, join me on the Amaro train! Here a skeptic starts by describing the stuff as ” bittersweet couplings of cough syrup and weed juice” but comes around to the magic they bring to a cocktail: (New York Times)



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