When a common food ingredient like flour or black pepper might be contaminated with a pathogen that can make people sick, it gives us extra insight into how complex and intertwined the modern food production system is. For example, thanks to the Great Powdered Milk Recall of 2016, we’re learning how many different kinds of products use the same product from the same potentially salmonella-contaminated source. [More]
We really have no idea if this is a deal or not, but Metro Crepes in Oakland, CA will give you any crepe on the menu and a spanking for $25. According to the menu, we estimate the value of the spanking at around $20 — if you get either the Brussels or the Madrid crepe.