Nutriloafs in Prisons and More
The Daily Meal's Media Mix brings you the biggest news around the food world.
"Nutriloaf" Causes Uproar in Federal Prisons: After one inmate at a Milwaukee prison became violently sick after eating the "skid meat" scraps, a federal appeals court is considering making the prison staple unconstitutional. [TIME]
Kansas, Kentucky Governors Bet Food on March Madness: Now that Kentucky's won the tourney, Governor Steve Beshear will donate a Kentucky country ham as part of a wager with Kansas Governor Gov. Sam Brownback. (If Kansas had won, he would have donated beef to a local food bank.) [Kansas City Star]
New Poultry Slaughterhouse Proposal: If it passes, it will be up to the owners of slaughterhouses to inspect "kill lines" and make sure the chickens are OK to eat — not USDA inspectors. Animal activists and food safety advocates are up in arms. [Mother Jones]
Cooking Kits, the New Frozen Meal: It's not a self-heating meal, but it'll do: the company Scratch has launched ready-to-cook meals in the U.K., making recipes like chicken tikka masala a cinch for those challenged in the kitchen. [Guardian]
Wire Grilling Brushes Could Make You Sick: A Rhode Island hospital admitted six people between 2009 and 2010 who were ill because they ingested the tiny wires from popular griling brushes. [NPR/ The Salt]