There's gold in them salmon spawning ground ... and jewelers don't want it. Slashfood.com takes a look at the controversy at Bristol Bay, Alaska, one of the biggest salmon spawning grounds in the world. It provides one-third of the world's salmon. But mining companies want the gold in the area and have been fighting to perform open-pit mining. Fifty jewelers, including Tiffany & Co., recently said they will not purchase gold mined from the Bristol Bay area.
Everything's great in Canada! The government says their food system is one of the safest in the world! Except for those union leaders who oversee the government food inspectors. Food Safety News reports that union leaders disagree with the government's statement because the meat inspection system isn't up to date.
Are you a mooch? SeriousEats.com gives you the tips for wrangling invitations to the best Thanksgiving dinners.