by Ian Froeb
Congress proposes a bill to strengthen the FDA's oversight of food safety. (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)
Do top-tier seafood restaurants support sustainable fishing? An investigation by Charles Clover, who wrote The End of the Line, a must-read book on overfishing. (Vanity Fair)
Are your plastic containers tainting the food and drink they hold? (New York Times)
San Pelligrino names the 50 best restaurants in the world. El Bulli is #1; Thomas Keller's French Laundry and Per Se are the only U.S. restaurants to crack the top ten. (BigHospitality.co.uk)
Edit: The original post had the wrong link for the plastic containers story. Fixed now. Mea culpa.