Congress is holding a special hearing today to question food-firm execs about recent safety issues, of course including the recent recall of 143 million pounds of frozen beef. (CNN)
In response to yesterday's story: The head of Slow Food says French cuisine doesn't deserve special "world heritage" status from the UN. (AFP)
Could insects help ease world hunger and famine? (AP)
For all of you who depend on that evening Starbucks fix: The chain will be closing all of its U.S. stores for three hours at 5:30 p.m. local time for a staff meeting.