Two deaths and multiple cases of illness across 20 states have been linked to cantaloupes contaminated with salmonella, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
State and federal health officials are advising consumers to discard all cantaloupes from southwestern Indiana, as tests have found evidence of the same strain of salmonella bacteria associated with a multi-state outbreak that health officials say is still ongoing.
A burger grown in a laboratory. Sounds like science-fiction? Well up until very recently it probably was but now the prospect of lab-grown meat appearing on our supermarket shelves is closer than ever.
Synthetic or test-tube meat involves taking a small amount of cells from a living animal and growing it into lumps of muscle tissue in the lab, which can then, in theory, be eaten as meat for human consumption.
As well avoiding killing animals, scientists believe it could help reduce the environmental impact of meat production.
Read the full story: Lab-grown meat gives food for thought
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Ray Isle (@islewine on Twitter) is Food & Wine's executive wine editor. We trust his every cork pop and decant – and the man can sniff out a bargain to boot. Take it away, Ray.
I associate fajitas with being outdoors, possibly because the first time I had a fajita was at a rodeo in Texas sometime in the mid-’70s, I fully remember some guy in a cowboy hat behind a stand yelling “Fa-HEE-tas” with great regularity and wondering what the heck they were. Those particular fajitas turned out to be beef, of course; since that time, chicken has made substantial inroads into the realm of the fajita, and, Lord knows, there are probably tofu fajitas, too.
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