Category Archives: Food

Next Time, Just Spit in the Food

The fast food chain Jimmy John’s doesn’t realize how fortunate they are (boldface mine): The government is ordering a Jimmy John’s franchisee to rehire workers who were fired after putting up posters suggesting that the people making customers’ sandwiches could … Continue reading

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My Commenters Are Smarter Than I Am: The Salad Delivery Drone Edition

In response to “The Internet of Boring Things“, becca describes a brilliant startup bidness concept: Boring? Are you kidding? I have been trying to figure out why no one is using all this data mining to sell me a service … Continue reading

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Charters, Tenure, and Hungry Kids

So it appears a principal at a charter school was fired because she didn’t want to humiliate low-income children who needed food: Former Peak to Peak elementary principal Noelle Roni said Sunday she was fired by the Lafayette charter school … Continue reading

Posted in Basic Human Decency, Education, Food, Unions

Two More Reasons Why We Need a National Sick Day Policy

I’ve discussed the astonishing lack of self-interest in opposing a sick day policy before, but two CDC reports make it clear why we need a national sick day policy. Reason one (boldface mine): Twenty percent of workers said that they … Continue reading

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New Chicken Microbial Survey Reveals Very Little That’s New

Before I get into the meat of the post (SEE WHAT I DID THERE?), let me state for the record that I think the U.S. needs to do much more in terms of limiting antibiotic use in agriculture, especially since … Continue reading

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Xocolata

Observed at the United States Botanical Garden, Washington D.C.: Probably worth reminding people about the impending Chocolate Wars…

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The Resource War No One Expects?

Well, this does not bode well (boldface mine): The world will officially run out on October 2, 2020… Confectionery giants revealed there are just not enough cocoa plantations across the globe to feed the demand. They warned we would need … Continue reading

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