Michael White Eyes Expansion; Salmonella Outbreak Could Have Been Prevented

• Michael White’s expansion plans include the Bologna-focused Osteria Morini, the French-Italian Ai Fiori, a chain of takeout pasta shops, and a restaurant in Hong Kong. [NYT]

• The egg-based salmonella outbreak could have been prevented by a low-cost hen vaccine. [Salon]

• The massive egg recall will likely cause a hike in egg prices. [USA Today]

• As the interest in artisanal foods grows, food-styling trends have switched from a super-clean, flawless look to a messy, handmade one. [WSJ]

• A packaging company that sells at Wal-Mart recalled 380,000 pounds of deli meat for fear of listeria yesterday. [CNN]

• Yogurt is everywhere and enthusiasts can’t stop extolling its health benefits. [NYO]

• Now that soda’s off the menu, many school districts are banning chocolate milk. [NYT]

• Though the FDA says everything’s fine, consumers seem split on the safety of Gulf seafood. [WSJ]