A potential upside to rising food costs: Will it force us to eat better? (New York Times)
California legislators are working on a law to punish slaughterhouses for processing "downer" cattle, the meat at the heart of the Westland/Hallmark recall. (San Jose Mercury News)
Japan will study whether cloned animals produce safe food. (Reuters)
A new study finds that bacon, sausage and other processed meats -- basically, the stuff that makes life worth living -- increases your risk of bowel cancer by 20%. (The Press Association)
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