- The Washington Post’s intrepid Rome reporters recently filed a long story about Italy’s equally intrepid parmesan police. It is a good piece, as far as it goes.
- A tweet from Rachel Laudan alerted me to a conversation about food processing and food safety between Anna Zeide and Robert Shewfelt (start here).
- A massive EU study looked into the DNA of 487 different kinds of wheat. Results support the current view of its evolution, and also offer some surprising insights into its recent history.
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