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Food Politics

  1. make your preparations now
    Are You Ready for the Cheesepocalypse?European cheese might soon cost twice as much in America. Here’s everything you need to know.
  2. food politics
    Eric Trump Walks Into a Bar — and an Employee Spits on HimThe president’s son says he got more than he bargained for at the Aviary in Chicago.
  3. renegade ingredeints
    Why Do Foods Get Banned?How seemingly random, extremely complicated rules prevent you from eating the food you want.
  4. food politics
    Restaurateur Apologizes After Saying He’d Ban MAGA HatsJ. Kenji López-Alt tweeted that anyone wearing the hat to his popular Wursthall would not be served — and then reversed the short-lived policy.
  5. politics
    How Restaurants Help, and Empower, Their Employees to Vote“If I want people to vote, I have to enable them to vote.”
  6. food politics
    Mitch McConnell Is the Latest Politician to Get Heckled at a RestaurantA group of men confronted the politician while he was eating dinner with his wife, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao.
  7. just try it
    The Quest to Create the Next QuinoaCan Americans be convinced to eat ancient foods they’ve never heard of?
  8. food politics
    Meet the Politician Fighting for Your Favorite Street FoodThe Democratic nominee from Queens wants the city and state to do more for these small businesses.
  9. food politics
    D.C. Restaurant’s Yelp Page Attacked After Ted Cruz Is Chased Out By ProtestersItalian hotspot Fiola has suddenly seen a flood of one-star reviews.
  10. food politics
    Venezuelans Are Protesting Salt Bae’s Miami SteakhouseProtests come a few days after embattled Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro ate at Salt Bae’s restaurant in Istanbul while his own citizens starve.
  11. food politics
    Turns Out Joe Biden Is a Good Tipper, TooThe former VP left a hefty tip at a Chicago restaurant this week.
  12. food politics
    It Is Time for Politicians to Stop Eating Food in PublicCynthia Nixon’s cinnamon-raisin bagel with lox is just the latest reason.
  13. food politics
    Texas Restaurant Forced to Apologize After Posting Photo of Jeff SessionsOwners of Houston restaurant El Tiempo caught heat for sharing a post-meal photo of the attorney general on their Facebook page.
  14. Ocasio-Cortez’s Victory Is a Win for New York’s Restaurant WorkersHer platform (universal health care, a $15 minimum wage, support for the Equality Act) would address the labor issues the industry is rife with.
  15. immigration
    NYC Pizza Delivery Worker Detained by ICE Gets Stay of DeportationLocal restaurants also say they will stop delivering to the military base where the arrest happened.
  16. food politics
    Mitt Romney’s Favorite Meat Is ‘Hot Dog’Hamburger comes in at a controversial No. 2.
  17. food politics
    How Trump’s Ag Secretary Helped Big Food During His First YearA new report from a major science-advocacy group lists the many ways he’s “sidelining science and favoring industry over farmers and the public.”
  18. food politics
    White House Incorrectly Compares Its Proposed Food-Stamp Program to Blue ApronThe big difference: Blue Apron’s boxes contain fresh ingredients.
  19. food politics
    José Andrés Says He Begged Trump to Walk Back Anti-Mexico CommentsThe chef says he got nowhere — which is when he decided to pull the plug on a restaurant contract.
  20. food politics
    Bourdain to Critics Who Tell Chefs to Stay Out of Politics: ‘F*ck That’“Who eats? Who doesn’t eat? Who is cooking? … Who is picking the produce? Who is cutting the meat? Who is shipping the meat?”
  21. health concerns
    Here’s How the Trump Administration Is Quietly Undermining Food SafetyA “little-noticed” USDA plan to help trade at the cost of safety is just the latest example.
  22. national anthem protests
    Restaurants Banning NFL Games Should Look at Their Own MenusThey come courtesy of immigrants.
  23. labor fights
    Fight for $15 Held Protests Across the Country on Labor DayFrom San Diego to Des Moines to Orlando, workers walked out.
  24. health concerns
    America’s Top Public-Health Official Has Shady Ties to Coca-ColaShe partnered with Coke on an anti-obesity initiative that ignored soda entirely.
  25. food politics
    Steakhouses Complain Trump’s China Trade Deal Is Skyrocketing Beef PricesThanks to his trade deal, beef is now going to China instead of them.
  26. the chain gang
    Starbucks Vows to Hire Another 2,500 Refugees, This Time in EuropeThe coffee chain doesn’t care about planned boycotts in response.
  27. features
    The New FoodieismTo care about food now is to care about the future of this country.
  28. food politics
    Trump Administration Begins Dismantling Michelle Obama’s School-Lunch PoliciesUSDA Secretary Sonny Perdue believes her nutrition initiatives need a little “palatability.”
  29. food politics
    A New Study Says the Trans-Fat Ban Is Working to Reduce Heart AttacksAnother nail in the coffin for hydrogenated oils.
  30. food politics
    Investors Warn a ‘Liberal Agenda’ Is Killing Starbucks’s BusinessThey accuse the chain of “unwavering” support of liberal causes “to the detriment of its brand.”
  31. food politics
    President Trump’s Proposed Budget Would Slash Funding for Meals on WheelsThe organization delivers meals to the elderly, disabled, poor, veterans, and others unable to leave their homes.
  32. food politics
    Congressman Warns He’s Bringing Chef José Andrés as His Guest to Trump’s SpeechHe and the president’s legal arch-nemesis “intend to respect the decorum of the House of Representatives.”
  33. food politics
    U.K. Farmers Warn Brexit Could Make Their Crops ‘Rot in the Fields’In a very familiar-sounding argument, they point out 20 percent of their workforce is foreign.
  34. food fight
    Icelandic President Clarifies That He Won’t Really Ban Pineapple Pizza“Presidents should not have unlimited power.”
  35. food politics
    Restaurants Reportedly Fired Workers After ‘A Day Without Immigrants’ ProtestsAn Oklahoma bar and grill that let go 12 employees has taken a lot of heat.
  36. taking a stand
    How New York’s Restaurants Are Supporting the ‘Day Without Immigrants’Restaurants like Blue Ribbon, Frankie’s, and more are closed in a show of strength for the city’s immigrant communities.
  37. food politics
    Here’s the Proposed Plan to Save Manhattan’s Affordable Grocery StoresSome good news for your local market.
  38. food politics
    Mexican Avocado Farmers Bought One of the Super Bowl’s First AdsThe group is “not going to abandon this market regardless” of what President Trump does.
  39. food politics
    Veterans Tell Conservatives to Quit Claiming Starbucks Hates the MilitaryThey want to officially correct “inaccurate statements” about the chain’s commitment to military.
  40. food politics
    Analysts Say a Tariff on Mexican Goods Would Screw ChipotleThe burrito maker “likely would bear the biggest brunt” in the entire restaurant industry.
  41. food politics
    Starbucks Promises to Hire 10,000 Refugees in Response to Trump’s Muslim BanThe company also says it will donate 4 million trees to Mexican coffee farmers.
  42. food politics
    Trump’s Secretary of Labor Pick Called Fast-Food Workers ‘the Best of the Worst’A long-time employee said he’s “not the person to protect American workers’ rights.”
  43. video feed
    Watch Ted Cruz’s Stirring Ode to Texas Queso“It speaks to the soul.”
  44. food politics
    Is There Any Way to Avoid Food Fraud?Deception is everywhere in the world’s food supply. One expert offers his advice on how to navigate things successfully.
  45. Senate Passes America’s First GMO-Labeling BillIt now moves to the House, despite having critics on both sides of the aisle.
  46. Food Politics
    Trump’s Immigration Policies Would Probably Cause a Milk ShortageA new study estimates dairy prices would double if undocumented-immigrant workers got deported.
  47. Food Politics
    Congress Introduced a Bill to Keep Journalists From Snooping Around Big FoodIt’s industry lobbyists’ response to the exposé over vegan mayo.
  48. Studies
    Reassuring Report Says Quinoa Is Probably Fine for FarmersYour bowl just became even more guilt-free.
  49. Interviews
    Michael Pollan on the Future of Food and Wood-Pulp Parmesan“There’s a long history of food being adulterated.”
  50. Food Politics
    Plant-Based Protein Companies Now Have Their Own Trade GroupTofurky’s going to Washington.
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