The Top Source of Food Poisoning and More News

In today's Media Mix, the FDA backs brominated vegetable oil, plus food that's too cute to eat

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

Top Food Poisoning Source: A study found that leafy greens were the main cause of food-related sickness, although more food-related deaths were attributed to contaminated poultry. [AP]

FDA Backs BVO: It looks like-known flame retardent brominated vegetable oil has been deemed safe by the FDA, so the government will focus on other priorities. [Food Navigator]

Chick-fil-A Owner BFFs with Gay Advocate? The executive director of Campus Pride tells ABC News that he's gotten really close with Dan Cathy, and that Chick-fil-A has stopped donating to anti-gay groups. Could it be true? [ABC News]


A Culinary Tour of Japanese Food: NPR highlights the cutest foods in Japanese culture, from TV characters to school lunches. [NPR]