Mediavore: Sorry, GEB; More House Oversight of Food Safety

• Despite some deft presentation and a demonstrated tuna mastery, Chicago chef Graham Elliot Bowles didn’t win last night’s episode of Top Chef Masters. [The Stew]

• The Energy and Commerce Committee in the House passed a bill yesterday that would require food facilities to be inspected once a year and would force companies to keep better records, to help in the event of an outbreak of food-borne illness. [Boston Globe]

• Goats — the new hot meat? Ranchers Bill and Nicolette Hahn Niman think so, and are raising the animals because they co-ranch efficiently with cattle, plus they taste good. [The Atlantic Food]

• US and Canada have agreed to accept each other’s standards for organic food, so organic farmers on either side of the border can market their food under an organic label in both countries. [Reuters]

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Mediavore: Sorry, GEB; More House Oversight of Food Safety