FYI: Cause And Effect

• The financial crisis means that people are looking for ways to cut costs. One sign that they are doing so? A resurgence in food clubs. [Chicago Tribune]

• All those melamine taintings, plus the salmonella and E. coli scares from earlier this year, have led to a new rule about food origin labels. Because if you know where it’s from, there’s no way it could be contaminated! [ABC News]

• Are fried dough based foods poised to become the latest dessert trend? Even more importantly, are they green? Yes, and yes. [NYT]

• The number of wolffish, more commonly known as ocean catfish, swimming our oceans has been decreasing for the last decade. As such, they might be the next fish added to the endangered species list. [Boston]


FYI: Cause And Effect