Chemicals In Plastic Found In Food And More News

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

Demand for Dark Meat Rises: Diners are sick of white meat and want leg and thigh meat, say poultry producers. [Wall Street Journal] 

Lottery Winner on Food Stamps Charged: A Michigan woman who continued receiving food stamps after winning a $1 million lottery is charged with welfare fraud. [Washington Post]

Chicago Food Trucks Smell Change: New ordinances are in the works to better serve Chicago food trucks, but some owners are worried that a restaurateur's involvement could damage their chances for fair regulations. [Chicago Tribune]

More Restaurant Diners Despite Price Increases: Customers visited restaurant chains even as prices rose towards the end of 2011, new research says. [Restaurant News]

Plastic Chemicals End Up in Food: Traces of chemicals found in plastic food packaging are in the food supply, researchers say, causing greater concern for public health. [Washington Post]