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Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 02/15/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Foodies could save the earth

By Tim Carman

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

* Shirley Sherrod transforms herself from conservative prey to conservative hunter. (Los Angeles Times)

* What Would B.R. Think? Foodies could save the environment. (TIME)

* Disease is choking our lettuce to death. (YouTube)

* When a cookie addiction turns deadly. (Eater)

* Somebody has a food crush on Spike Mendelsohn. (Obama Foodorama)

* Required viewing: Sushi of the future, when the fish finally run out. (YouTube)

* Rick Bayless can't stand the heat in Los Angeles. (LA Weekly)

* America is turning into a czarist food culture. (Christian Science Monitor)

* The Rhone is experiencing alcohol creep, too. (NY Times)

* Wealthy farmers could be a little less wealthy. (Reuters)

* A Popsicle that will never make it on the kiddie circuit. (HuffPo)

By Tim Carman  | February 15, 2011; 11:30 AM ET
Categories:  Chefs, Food Politics, Media  | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Tim Carman  
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