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Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 02/17/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: No bite in Obama's food policies?

By Tim Carman

The latest in food news, ideas and philosophy, just in time for your lunch break.

* President Obama needs to push away from the Big Ag banquet table. (HuffPo)

* Who would've thunk it? Snacks foods generate the biggest buzz during the Super Bowl. (Advertising Age)

* We love it, too. (Saveur)

* "It's like how your hair smells the morning after the carnival, that is, if your carnival past took you more toward hanging out by the corndog stands and not, like, smoking various drugs and having sex with carnies." (Salon)

* Troubled Waters. (Berkeleyside)

* Chefs who hope to get some new hardware this year. (GoG blog)

* Consumers want labels because they have fears, but the feds don't want labels because they fear that consumers will be afraid to buy foods with G.M.O. labels. Got that? (NY Times)

* A former McDonald's exec tries to make up for past sins. (TIME)

* The Trayless Diet Plan. (WaPo)

By Tim Carman  | February 17, 2011; 12:45 PM ET
Categories:  Books, Chefs, Food Politics, Media  | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Tim Carman  
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