Box lunch: Organic jerks and slave-driven seafood
May 21st, 2012
12:00 PM ET
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Sink your teeth into today's top stories from around the globe.

  • Buying organic food is a one-way ticket to Jerkville. - Time


  • Slavery is a hidden hook in Thailand's booming seafood business. - Salon


  • Thomas Keller and Andoni Luis Aduriz stir the pot, arguing that chefs should be more concerned about creating beautiful food than their carbon footprint. - New York Times


  • Doing time (and thyme) at an inmate-grown garden. - Kentucky.com


  • YouTube's HUNGRY hopes to take a bite out of the food television audience. - IndyStar.com
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  1. Tessa

    Honestly, I think the idea of being a vegan is stupid. I mean, I couldn't last more than a few days without meat, cheese or milk!

    May 28, 2012 at 7:39 pm |
  2. Ken

    ctually,anyone eating an all organic, vegan based diet is simply a fruitcake, in the figurative and possibly the literal sense of the term.

    May 27, 2012 at 6:52 am |
  3. Dino

    Yeah you organic eaters aren't cool enough to hang with the rest of crowd who the eat ecoli, pesticide laden food outdoors by the break room in the rain or in the bathroom at school when the teachers aren't watching.

    May 26, 2012 at 1:56 pm |
  4. Jeann

    Anyone not eating an all organic, vegan based diet is simply barbaric.

    May 21, 2012 at 2:34 pm |
    • 426Hemi1

      First, I don't believe you can adequately describe the word "barbaric" or its origin from the barbarians. I do not profess to promote GMO seeded crops, yet total organic is stupid also. When the locusts & pests come in force, you will simply starve, unless you adopt to a vegative diet where some pesticides are intelligently used. Vegan, going against milk & cheese harvested without harm, and naturally produced, is another indicator of your lack of consideration for adequate and good diet. Simply put, you can go overboard with any diet, fad, etc...but keeping centrist will do you best.

      May 30, 2012 at 1:17 pm |
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