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City to Joey Vento: Thanks, But No Thanks; Chinese Catering Companies Get Pressured to Reveal What Additives They Use

• Citing the proposed plaque that would advertise Geno’s, the City of Philadelphia respectfully declined Joey Vento’s offer to provide new horse trailers for its mounted police unit. [Daily News]

• It’s not enough that the U.S. provides tons of food aid to the world; now we’re being asked to step up the quality of it. [AFP]

• A bunch of people in Scotland got sick after taste-testing hospital food, which makes a pretty good case for improving the quality of it in general, as many are urging. [BBC, News.Au]

• After weird things like industrial wax were found in Chinese food, catering companies are being asked to publicize the additives they use. [Xinhuanet]

• Behold a very earnest video about environmental eating — but you’ll watch it because it’s voiced by Jason Schwartzman. [Plate to Planet]

City to Joey Vento: Thanks, But No Thanks; Chinese Catering Companies Get