Yesterday’s Food Trends Are Still Hot in Philly; Can Fish Oil Prevent Suicides?

• Federally funded Disaster SNAP cards, which are used to purchase food, are being made available to Pennsylvania residents still bailing out from recent flooding. [KYW Newsradio]

• Apparently rotisserie chicken, speakeasies and punch are going to be hot trends in Philly this fall. How is it that cupcakes and food trucks didn’t make it on this list? [Daily News]

• As the economy continues sputtering, food co-ops here and throughout the country are thriving and expanding. [Inquirer]

• New research suggests a daily glass of red wine does not stave off aging, after all. Make up your minds, scientists! [NPR]

• Since letter grades in restaurant windows might be too subtle for some diners, China is considering posting happy and sad faces to let consumers know whether an eatery is safe. [Squid Ink/LA Weekly]

• The U.S. Armed Forces is investigating whether fish oil for soldiers might be a way to reduce suicides. New Agey, much? [USAT]

• Obese people now outnumber the hungry globally, creating a “double-edged scandal” for nutrition worldwide. [AFP]

Yesterday’s Food Trends Are Still Hot in Philly; Can Fish Oil Prevent