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Daily Wrap: Thursday 9/3/15

Good morning! Here’s a brief wrap of some important stories as you start your day. A reminder: the UC Food Observer will be skipping the Friday and Monday wrap as …

Daily Wrap: Thursday 8/27/15

Good morning! The UC Food Observer lines up some top stories as you begin your work day. On the menu, in no particular order:   Climate “dystopia.” We’re starting to …

Daily Wrap: Wednesday 8/26/15

Good morning! The UC Food Observer chooses some important stories for you to read each work day. On today’s packed menu, in no particular order:   Water: the big picture. …

Friday Wrap: 8/7/15

The UC Food Observer chooses a handful of important stories for you to read as you end your work week. On the menu, in no particular order: 1. Sick chicks …

Daily Wrap: 7/27/15

The UC Food Observer chooses some important stories for you to read each work day. On today’s menu:   1. Research: Americans’ eating habits are changing for the better; calorie …

New questions about Listeria outbreak

A multi-state outbreak of Listeria that hospitalized 10 and was linked to the deaths of three people in Kansas led Texas-based Blue Bell Creamery to voluntarily recall all of its …

Op-Ed: “Trust me. Butter is better.”

Mark Bittman is a noted journalist, author and chef. He’s now at UC Berkeley, where he is affiliated with the Berkeley Food Institute and the Graduate School of Journalism. He’s …

Bringing back American chestnuts

Jill Neimark (@jillneimark) is a writer whose work has been featured in Discover, Scientific American, Science, Nautilus, Aeon, Psychology Today and The New York Times. She writes this piece for …