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Drought Affects 2012 Pumpkin Crop – One Way Or Another

Depending on which news account you buy into, the Drought of 2012 is going to have an affect on your Halloween/fall pumpkin crop.  However, it's how big of an effect that's still to be determined.

Some

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Source: jmacphoto dot com via flickr
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Microwave Popcorn Ingredient A Respiratory Hazard For Workers

A new research study that was recently released shows a correlation between an ingredient in the butter-flavoring in microwave popcorn and respiratory ailments.

The ingredient 2,3-pentanedione (PD), used to impart the flavor and aroma of butter in microwave popcorn, is a respiratory hazard that can also alter gene expression in the brain of rats

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karithina, flickr
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Would You Be Willing to Skip Eating If It Meant Living Longer?

We all want to live longer, but one way to do it may not sit well with you — it involves eating less. A lot less. In fact, on some days, you’ll eat almost nothing at all.

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TV Star Master Chef Jake Gandolfo Leads Feeding Our Future Tonite In Superior

Celebrity Chef Jake Gandolfo is bringing his talent and compassion to the Northland in an effort to raise money for Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank and feed area children in need.  “Feeding our Future… an Ice Cream Social” will be hosted by Gandolfo and held at the Superior Middle School, 3626 Hammond Avenue, Tonite 5-8:00 p.m.

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Source: Old Shoe Woman via flickr
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Almost 50 Years After The Beatlemania, The Group Inspires New Restaurants

The Beatles swept America when they first hit the Ed Sullivan Show in 1964.  Now - almost 50 years later, Beatlemania is inspiring a new generation of restauranteurs.  Face it - rock and roll is big money when it comes to restaurants;  To get evidence of that fact one only needs to look at the Hard Rock Cafe as an example.

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Source: Bert Kaufman via flickr
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2012 Drought Will Affect Prices In Ways You Didn’t Realize

By now you realize that we're experiencing one of the worst drought's on record.  The Summer of 2012 will have lingering effects at the grocery store for months (and possibly years) to come.  However, those expected price increases may not happen to the products and goods you would expect

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Source: ricardodiaz11 via flickr
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Food Trucks Okayed In Windy City

The other day I left the office for lunch to run errands and was surprised to see a food truck in downtown Duluth.  Wondering if the lunch-on-the-run fad was making it's was to the Northland, I finally put two and two together to realize it was there for the farmers market

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Source: lokenrc via flickr
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Drought Shouldn’t Affect Junk Food Prices

Market analysts are watching this summers drought with caution.  Corn - the crop most affected by the lack of rain this season - is one of the building-block ingredients in a lot of foods.  Being so ingrained in our diet, most food executives have predicted rising prices at the grocery store

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Source: Bob B Brown via flickr
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Minnesota-Based Buffalo Wild Wings Updates Their Logo And Their Atmosphere

"The only thing constant is change" - or so the old saying goes.  It looks like Buffalo Wild Wings is living that adage, as it prepares to roll out a new logo and restaurant design.
Some of the changes to the logo include a buffalo with bigger wings, narrowed eyes, and upward-turned horns

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Source: Niallkennedy via flickr
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California Restaurants Find Loopholes Around State’s Ban On Foie Gras

If you're saying "Foie-WHAT?" after reading the headline, you've probably never eaten the French delicacy that is Foie Gras.  Essentially goose liver fat, the food is often used as a luxury ingredient at restaurants that serve haute cuisine or by itself as an appetizer.  It's also been banned by the State of California because of the way that some geese are specially-raised to harvest its liver fat.  (Like much of the food you eat, you probably don't want to know any of the details.)

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(Photo by Roger L. Wollenberg-Pool/ Getty Images)
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Leaders Say That Obamacare Will Be Detrimental To The Food Service Industry

Now that the Supreme Court has weighed in on the legality of the Affordable Care Act, food service executives are beginning to weigh in on what the ramifications will be for their industry.

The news is not good

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Source: hoyasmeg via flickr
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New Survey Details America’s Worst Family Restaurants

 

A new survey details the worst franchised family restaurants in America.  The good news - none of them have locations in the Twin Ports - however you may encounter them as you "hit the open road" this summer.

 

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