Sam Adams Looks Forward; Ron Jeremy on No Reservations

• On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Boston Beer, the brewers of Sam Adams, founder Jim Koch is still tweaking his recipes to make the beer better. [Globe]

• A proposed international registry of whale DNA would aid in tracking down restaurants that illegally serve whale meat. [NYT]

• An upcoming “food porn” episode of No Reservations will feature actual porn star Ron Jeremy. [Eater Nat’l]

• The last year has seen a significant drop in the spread of foodborne illnesses like shigella and E. coli, even though overall food poisoning rates have stayed level. [AP]

• Doctors in the UK are banding together to support a bill to eliminate trans fats, following in the steps of New York and Denmark. [UK Guardian]

• The Danone group has stopped claiming that their Activia and Actimel yogurt brands have additional health benefits beyond those found in regular yogurt. [WSJ]

• An academic study reveals that health insurance companies hold almost $2 billion in fast food stock, a possible conflict of interest. [CNN]

Sam Adams Looks Forward; Ron Jeremy on No Reservations