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Just Don’t Call It ‘Vegan’; SoCal Loves Spirits, and Other Boozy News

• Hate to bust your raw milk bubble, but there’s a recall on Organic Pastures after some kids got E.coli. [LAW]

• Want non-vegans to enjoy your vegan food? Drop the dreaded ‘v’ word. [WaPo]

• Turkey, Texas, will not be changing its name to "Tofurky," despite PETA’s entreaties. Somehow, promises to treat the whole town to a Tofurkey-based vegan meal didn’t work, either. [NYDN]

• A boozy outlook for America: We’re drinking more than we did in the 70s, SoCal prefers spirits [USA Today]

• According to some scary infographics, feeding everyone on the planet will take every inch of soil. Sounds like we’d all better start eating less. [Co.Exist/Fast Company]

• We’ve always been a little afraid of the Big Brother potential of supermarket loyalty cards, which keep a record of everything a person buys at a chain, but it turns out they’re pretty helpful in tracing food-contamination outbreaks. [Salt/NPR]

• Despite what the people at Whole Foods will tell you, sea salt is no healthier than table salt. [NYDN]

Just Don’t Call It ‘Vegan’; SoCal Loves Spirits, and Other Boozy News