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  1. instant ramen
    Cup Noodles Will Make Its Freeze-Dried Instant Ramen a Little HealthierThe first recipe change in 45 years will reduce sodium and cut MSG and artificial ingredients.
  2. Health Concerns
    Alarmist Watchdog Group Sues the FDA Because It Won’t RegulateIt wants sodium’s “generally recognized as safe” status revoked.
  3. Wontons
    Philly’s Health Department Teaches Chinese Restaurants How to Cut the SaltEgg foo yung never gets old, but its sodium levels can be lethal.
  4. The Taming of the Stew
    Official Panel Says Cutting Salt Intake Won’t Do You Any Big FavorsAdding a spoonful of sugar, on the other hand, will mess you up.
  5. Bad Taste
    New DOH Subway Ads Salt-Shame YouThanks, Bloomberg.
  6. The Taming of the Stew
    Bloomberg Declares Mission Sort of Accomplished in War on SaltSodium content is down across the board in packaged food.
  7. Health Concerns
    Why Are Canada’s McNuggets Saltier Than America’s?A new study on fluctuating sodium levels finally gives us something to brag about to our northern neighbors.
  8. Mediavore
    South African Chicken Chain Targets Mugabe; Why You Need Salt in Your DietNando’s calls the nation’s leader “the last dictator standing” in a commercial that depicts him making snow-angels with Saddam Hussein.
  9. Mediavore
    There’s Such a Thing as Good Hospital Food at Boston Medical Center; StrikingPlus the world is filled with so many secret recipes, and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  10. Mediavore
    Mirko Paderno’s Kitchen Arias; The Bieb’s Drive Through PranksJustin Bieber has a penchant for ‘coning’ and other fun fast-food antics.
  11. Mediavore
    Cape May Farmers Focus on Growing Beach Plums; Cheesecake Factory Rolls OutPlus: Chewing food longer helps people consume fewer calories; and Justin Bieber punks fast food drive-throughs, all in our morning news roundup.
  12. Mediavore
    Restaurants Cut Back on Salt; Little Dom’s Stymied in Studio CityBut they’re not telling everybody in case it makes their food sound bland.
  13. Mediavore
    Plastic Bags Banned by L.A. County; French and Mexican Foods Need ProtectionUnincorporated areas of L.A. will see plastic grocery bags phased out, while The U.N. starts looking to save cultural cuisine.
  14. Blechtacular
    The Depravity of Competitive Eating and Grilled-Cheese Burger MeltsThe latest in the world of food stunts.
  15. Mediavore
    Spade Denies Dating Padma; Mars Chocolate Denies L.A.’s MachismoThe SNL funnyman claims it was just dinner while a chocolate company rates L.A. low on the manly meter.
  16. Mediavore
    Heinz and Starbucks Cutting Salt; Apollo Buys Out CKE for $693.9 MillionFood companies get an early jump on sodium reduction and the corporation that owns Carl’s Jr. is sold.
  17. Mediavore
    Gordon Ramsay Runs the Marathon; ‘Food Deserts’ Are Targeted for ChangeA celeb chef ran over 26 miles in under four hours while Jewish Groups try to lure better grocers to under-served L.A.
  18. Mediavore
    Jay Leno Offered a Jaws Jumbo Burger Franchise; Cops Pistol Whip Citizen atWill the talk show host go into the fast food business if his show flops?
  19. Mediavore
    Emeril Lagasse to Host Talk Show; Hot Sauce Stunt Lands Teens in HospitalA celeb chef ditches the pan for a microphone and ten teens drink a spicy solution 200 times hotter than Tabasco.
  20. Mediavore
    Maxwell Street’s New Management; Less Salt Might Lower Health CarePlus: Emeril gets a new tv show, and Starbucks sees their sales rise, all in our morning news roundup.
  21. Food Politics
    Curtis Sliwa’s Disgusting Salt Protest“You’re gonna have to pry this salt out of my cold, dead hand,” the noted loudmouth told New York 1.
  22. Health Concerns
    And Now We Know How David Chang Feels About Salt“Wait a minute, has anyone asked that Momofuku guy to weigh in on this?”
  23. Health Concerns
    City’s War on Salt: Who’s for It, and Who’s AgainstWhat the “experts” are saying about the Health Department’s latest crusade.
  24. Mediavore
    A Second Look at Scalloping; KFC Franchisees File Suit
  25. Mediavore
    Video Gambling is On the Table; KFC Franchisees File SuitPlus: Chef Boyardee’s sneaky sodium reduction, and Giada’s cookware line launches, all in our morning news roundup.
  26. 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.
  27. Mediavore
    Tosca Going Strong at 90; Flood Causes Waffle Shortage
  28. Mediavore
    The NRA May or May Not Leave Town; Enforcing E. Coli TestingPlus: Flooding leads to Eggo shortage and Gordon Ramsay’s flagging ratings, all in our morning news roundup.
  29. Health Concerns
    Health Commissioner Goes After SaltWill ‘Top Chef’ judges be banned from eliminating contestants because they didn’t use enough of the stuff?