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Confectioners Reschedule Annual Conference; Should Everyone Be a Critic?

• Due to the G8/NATO summit next May, the National Confectioners Assn. has decided to reschedule its annual meeting at McCormick Place. Unlike National Restaurant Association’s own move, it is unknown whether this one received money for the switch from the city. [Crain’s]

• In the food world today, everyone’s a critic; here’s why that’s not so great. [More Intelligent Life/Economist]

• Leave it to the country that brought us Ferran Adrià to create an”electronic tongue” designed to taste test wine. [Singularity Hub]

• The newly independent Wendy’s Co. is suing franchisees who haven’t installed the proper equipment for preparing the chain’s Dave’s Hot ’n Juicy cheeseburger. [NRN]

Confectioners Reschedule Annual Conference; Should Everyone Be a Critic?