Pothead Candies Weren’t Meant to Promote Pot Smoking; Vitamins Linked to Higher Mortality Rate in Older Women

• The owner of the Delco-based novelty company that manufactures Pothead Candies, the marijuana leaf-shaped sweets that have sparked outrage among parents, teachers and anti-drug activists throughout the city and its suburbs, says the candy isn’t intended to promote pot-smoking. It’s just meant to capitalize on pro-pot trends. [Action News]

• Vitamins, long thought to be if not helpful then at least harmless, have been linked to higher mortality in older women. [BBC]

• Summer weather was tough on the peanut crop, which will force peanut-butter manufacturers to raise prices. Better stock up on Skippy. [WSJ via Pocono Record]

• A new app lets travelers order food from airport restaurants via their iPhones and receive gate-side delivery. Fellow travelers will love you when you bring that tuna salad on the plane. [NRN]

• It seems that when cacao was first exported from South America by Europeans, they didn’t get all the really good stuff. As such, there’s more flavor variety lurking in the jungles of Peru. [NPR]

• If you want to see the full list of winners for this year’s Association of Food Journalists awards, tool on over to Eater. [Eater]