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Today’s Food Newsbits: House Passes Food Safety Bill, Is Organic Food Healthier?

Today’s Food Newsbits: House Passes Food Safety Bill, Is Organic Food Healthier?

Late yesterday, the US House of Representatives passed the much-discussed Food Safety Bill. According to Nation’s Restaurant News, the Food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009, or H.R. 2749, passed by a vote of 283 to 142. In an effort to deter the rampant foodborne illnesses that have swept through the country in the last few […]

July 31, 2009 | By
Today’s Food Newsbits: North Korea Gets First Fast Food; Yum Brands Calls For Stronger Menu Labeling

Today’s Food Newsbits: North Korea Gets First Fast Food; Yum Brands Calls For Stronger Menu Labeling

The London Telegraph reported this weekend that North Korea recently opened its first fast food establishment, following the opening of its first Italian restaurant in March. The Samtaeseong diner, which opened in Pyongyang in June, offers ‘minced beef with bread’ instead of hamburger, conforming to the country’s long standing ban on Western influences. Other menu offerings include […]

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