Chew on these: Codfather, organics, big chicken, Instagram semiotics and double-entry easy cooking.
Sometimes the internet works in mysterious ways, to bring problems and solutions within days of one another.
Just follow the money. The reason big growers want organic certification is so they can charge more.
I suppose it is inevitable that the things that catch my attention are the things that are on my mind. This issue of the newsletter reflects that to a greater than usual extent. Antibiotics, food systems, apple breeding, kale and some key references.
On the links between land reform and prosperity, the origins of a sandwich, the Amish and Whole Foods and more.
Playing fast and loose with data is a sure sign that people know they're wrong. Defenders of antibiotics in agriculture are no exception.
Fungal spores discovered on sea salt could be a problem for salt-based preservation, but did anyone actually check?
Another round-up of food news,from avocados to Xyllella
When people get their SNAP benefits is associated with when grocery store crimes are committed. And it's almost impossible to follow government dietary guidelines on the government's food assistance.
ICYMT: Delicious bits of food news, plucked, at least some of the time, from obscurity.