The Morning Brew: Thursday, 8.28




Though the FDA has approved the irradiation of spinach and lettuce, don't expect producers to start using the technique any time soon. (USA Today)

The governments of Brazil and Argentina offer two very different case studies on how to deal with the global food crisis. (New York Times)

Speaking of which: Rising food prices have led to skyrocketing demand in Cambodia for...rat meat. (Guardian)

- Ian Froeb

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