Small Plates: Tuesday, 7/31



Wait! I haven't mentioned China yet this week? You know that can't last.

U.S. health officials are meeting with officials in China to discuss food and drug safety. (AP)

Meanwhile, a company in California has recalled Chinese ginger tainted with aldicarb sulfoxide, a toxic pesticide. This isn't a concern outside of California, but still -- China can't catch a break, you know? (San Jose Mercury News)

What a drought in Australia can teach chefs and diners about sustainable agriculture. (New York Times)

Are chefs really that tempermental? Or is that an undeserved stereotype? (Guardian)

-Ian Froeb

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