Americans Surveyed on Horsemeat and More News

In today's Weekly Media Mix, bacon tied to early death, plus organic Chinese restaurants

The Daily Meal brings you the biggest news from the food world.

Products
How do chemicals get into our food? Even after one family went all-organic for five days, their BPA levels doubled. [HuffPo]

Horsemeat
According to a poll, 32 percent of Americans think horsemeat-tainted products should be distributed to the poor. But people would also rather eat ostrich and alligator, but not dog meat. Never dogs. [YouGov]

Books
A look at Behind the Kitchen Door, examining the exploitation of food workers in America. [KCET]

Health
Sausage, bacon, and other processed meats have been found to be linked to early deaths. Not surprising, considering past studies finding links to pancreatic cancer. [Times of India]

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Restaurants
Organic Chinese restaurants in the San Gabriel Valley struggle to gain loyal customers in a sea of lower-priced, non-organic, traditional eateries. [LA Times]