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Junk Food

  1. travesties
    Junk Food Now Responsible for Causing Obesity in the ArcticGood job, food industry.
  2. Purple Skittles Taste Different in Other Countries Thanks to This FruitWho knew?
  3. Seafood Struggles
    Ocean’s Fish Now Addicted to Eating PlasticThis can’t be good.
  4. Health Concerns
    Sad Study Discovers Newborns Are Living on Junk FoodOne infant’s teeth reportedly came in black because it was fed bottled soda.
  5. L’Affaire Pizza
    Hamburgers and Pizza Are Quickly Becoming France’s Top-Selling DishesAnd the country’s gastronomes are worried.
  6. Health Concerns
    Parents Say YouTube Is Force-Feeding Kids Junk-Food AdsThere are calls for the FTC to investigate Google and the ad-makers.
  7. Junk Food
    Hormel Came Up With a Way to Make Spam Even WorseBecause we’ve all been waiting for bite-size Spam jerky in a bag.
  8. Health Concerns
    Minority Kids Get a Depressingly Huge Diet of Junk-Food TV AdsA new study reveals it’s a major problem.
  9. Science
    A New Study Says Grocery Shoppers Buy More Junk Food If They Bring Their OwnThis is kind of a lose-lose.
  10. Junk Food
    The Spam Food Truck Might Just Be the Final Nail in the Coffin for theGet ready for “Kimchi Spam Musubi Croissants.”
  11. Crumbs
    Americans Eat 24 Percent Fewer Cookies Than They Did a Decade AgoCakes, pies, doughnuts, and all kinds of other pastries, too.
  12. Empty Calories
    Junk-Food-Heavy Diets Impair Cognitive Function After One WeekWhere’s the beef? Seriously, I can’t remember.
  13. Deterrence
    China Is Better Than U.S. at Eating Junk Food TooThat includes a $24 billion market for cookies.
  14. Debbie Downer
    Little Debbie Just Never Gets OldA funny thing happened to the mascot on the way to the Oatmeal Creme Pie.
  15. The Food Police
    California Considers Junk Food Ban On State Property Vending MachinesNaturally, alarmists are moaning about “nanny state tactics.”
  16. Health
    Eating Comfort Food Can Make You Even MoodierRed velvet cake will not solve all of your problems. Allegedly.
  17. The Future
    Ray Kurzweil Says Go Ahead and Gorge on Those Cool Ranch Doritos All You WantNanobots will also copyedit your Yelp reviews.
  18. Munchies
    Rihanna Has Oreos and Haribo Under Her UmbrellaHungry grrrrl.
  19. Unhealthy
    Bloomberg’s Junky Green RoomBecause no one wants dried seaweed.
  20. Obesity
    Junk Food Ruining America’s MilitaryA group of retired military leaders are warning that the majority of today’s seemingly eligible recruits are simply too fat for combat.
  21. Junk Food
    Good News for Burger and Fried Chicken FiendsTasty opens; Sweet Cheeks now allows ressies.
  22. Politics
    City Council Members Fighting for Their Right to Junk FoodIt’s possibly the world’s first political statement involving Fritos.
  23. Mediavore
    Newly Adopted New Jersey Law Allows Direct Wine Shipments; The Pride ofPlus: Expect more salt, Korean food and seaweed on menus; and junk food at home is more likely a culprit in childhood obesity than junk food at school, all in our morning news roundup.
  24. Popping the Bubbles
    Dublin Dr Pepper Is No MoreDr Pepper Snapple Group will take over the tiny Texas bottler and eliminate the Dublin branding.
  25. Junk Food
    Ding Dong: Hostess Going BrokeBecause it’s the hostess without the most-est.
  26. Mediavore
    Cape May Diner Owner Waves His Flags In the Face of a Township Ordinance; EatPlus: Junk food snack vending machines are an endangered species; and everything you ever wanted to know about the invention of the drinking straw, all in our morning news roundup.
  27. Mediavore
    Corbett Taps GOP Crony For LCB Seat; House Republicans Won’t Side With Obama onPlus: Famous Food is called a ‘Train Wreck’; and rioting over food prices rattles Kenya, all in our morning news roundup.
  28. Marketing Gimmicks
    Of Course Food Marketers Use Totally Fun-Sounding Games to Target KidsYou think you’re playing a game, but really it’s just a nonstop ad for sugar cereal.
  29. Mediavore
    Robuchon Wants to Put Molecular Gastronomy In Its Place; Pedro Guerrero ImprovesA famous French chef makes his priorities clear, while a famous former Dodger swears he’s off the “junk.”
  30. Mediavore
    Obama Nightclub Opens in Shanghai; Chocolate Consumption Linked to DepressionVegas glitz comes to Chinese nightlife and a favored sweet could cause the blues.
  31. Mediavore
    Sun Times Sells NorthShore Magazine; Wine Grapes Tell Tale ofPlus: Inmates eat junk food, bankers compete in a White Castle eating contest, and bad news for chocoholics.
  32. Mediavore
    Grasshopper Invasion to Ravage Millions of Acres of Crops; Are Sugar and Fat asA swarm is predicted to destroy farmers’ bounties, while scientists find junk food to be powerfully habit-forming.
  33. Mediavore
    Other Uninvited Visitors Score Breakfast with Obama; Charles Dicken’s ToothpickBefore the Salahis, another couple made their way into the White House, while a famous scribe’s toothpick fetched a handsome sum.
  34. Mediavore
    Riverside’s Tap Water Named Second Worst; A Real Housewife Works onRiverside has a reason to worry at the tap and Teresa Giudice has a new project.
  35. Lists
    Flowchart Helps You Determine What Crap to EatIf you can answer questions like “Are you drunk?” and “Are you drunk on malt liquor?” this is the resource for you.
  36. Mediavore
    Boyle Heights Festival Cancelled; FDA Cracking Down on ‘Smart Choices’ LabelsA weekend festival is canceled in Boyle Heights, while The FDA pays more attention to food labels.
  37. Junk Food
    Catch Some Cranberry RaisinetsAre Dark Raisinets on the way out?
  38. Bookshelf
    This Is Why You’re FatA new book, by the man who fought big tobacco as FDA commissioner, tells us why we crave Chili’s (wait, we crave Chili’s?).
  39. Blechtacular
    Will Squirrel-Flavored Chips Be the Next Hipster Bar Snack?Rest assured, a British company is working on them.
  40. Click and Save
    Phoood Returns to Guide Us Through the Dorito Wilderness Any number of bloggers can opine on the merits of Soto’s uni, or Morandi’s veal. But we only know of one who can consitently turn out cogent criticism of junk food. Yes, it’s a happy day on Grub Street, because Phoood, one of our all-time favorite blogs, is back up and running.