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In elementary school, you may have made fun of “weird” lunches with foreign spices and unusual smells, but now you’re waiting in long lines just to experience — and Instagram — ngau lam. Earlier this year, an op-ed in The Washington Post critiqued those who use the term “ethnic food” to describe immigrant meals, quoting a professor who says it is...
New York Successfully Prosecutes First Case Against Shark Fin Distributor
Two years after Gov. Andrew Cuomo made it illegal to possess or sell shark fin — the highly controversial delicacy that was once commonly served at Chinese weddings and other upscale gatherings — New York State has successfully prosecuted its first case against a shark fin vendor in Brooklyn, officials have announced...
McDonald’s Has All-Day Breakfast!
Back in July, we reported that McDonald’s might begin serving all-day breakfast starting October 6, and it has finally been revealed that the rumors were true. [related] McDonald’s confirmed with breakfast fans on Twitter, including Chrissy Teigen and Connor Franta, that this is not a drill. Slideshow: 11...
Serving sizes on nutrition labels have the ability to make us feel guilty. Who knew that that a pint of Ben & Jerry’s was supposed to last four servings?[related]The FDA is about to make us feel a little bit better about our overeating habits. The federal agency has proposed a new rule that would change suggested serving sizes to better...
Does Chipotle Use GMOs?
A California woman filed a lawsuit in a San Francisco federal court against Chipotle August 28, alleging that the burrito chain uses genetically modified ingredients. [related] Chipotle is the first national chain to virtually be GMO-free, but Colleen Gallagher claims they violated the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, according to Reuters...
Following Child Labor Criticisms, Kit Kat Plans for 100 Percent Sustainably-Sourced Cocoa by 2016
Nestlé will move to source the cocoa for its Kit Kat line from entirely sustainable sources, the Switzerland-based candy conglomerate announced in a statement Monday, August 31. Kit Kat is officially the first global chocolate brand to make such a change. Slideshow: 5 Things You Didn't Know About Kit Kat...

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New York Successfully Prosecutes First Case Against Shark Fin Distributor
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Breakfast lovers, rejoice!
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