Pytipanna (Links for the Week of August 11, 2019)

Image: Library of Congress

Pyttipanna: Swedish for “small pieces in a pan.”

  • Recently released report by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns that food insecurity is about to become a whole-world problem
  • An effort is underway to persuade farmers to upgrade their crop storage containers in order to reduce food lost to bruising, vermin, and spoilage
  • Start-up seeks to disrupt the disrupters who brought you food-delivery apps, and the delivery couriers they employ stand to benefit
  • A primer on the “Where y’all sitting” lunchroom meme trending of late
  • A prison yard stare keeps beach eats safe from seagulls, experts claim
  • Married woman pens agony aunt letter in which she describes the many brushes with death by mushroom allergy she has had on visits to her inlaws
  • Phone listing f*ckery by Yelp squeezes restaurant owners for some extra vig, which gets passed on to Grubhub
  • Study finds that compounds in dark chocolate may reduce depression to a significant extent (as if you needed an excuse to indulge)
  • The science behind celiac sufferers’ torment from gluten
  • Chicago’s Midway Airport voted nation’s worst, thanks in part to its dismal dining choices

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