Newsy stuff from the last four days

  • Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty responds to Michelle Obama’s war on obesity. [Toronto Star] He gets points from me there.
  • Posted the same day that I posted about seeing Michael Schmidt talk (I found the link while I was doing some supplemental research for my blog entry): Raw milk debate spills into capitols, courts [The Canadian Press/Associated Press]
  • Who doesn’t love Animaniacs?! They’re zany to the max – and have baloney in their slacks. Here they teach us about “modern food technology”, and it rhymes! [The Jew and the Carrot]
  • BPA-Free Cans Hard for Foodmakers to Find [Slashfood]
  • What does the best before/sell-by date really tell you about your food? [NPR]
  • Local organization Not Far From The Tree’s tree-tapping initiative in the news [Toronto Star]
  • Canadian food – and in particular dessert – through the eyes of a Canadian living in the U.S. [The Atlantic]
  • Headline: “Hot dogs’ shape presents choking hazard, seriously.”  -The piece begins, “We’re holding back on a plethora of dirty jokes for this one.” Um, yeah… [Toronto Life]


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