Pyttipanna (Links for the Week of February 9, 2020)

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

Image: Flickr

  • Recent “thalinomics” survey finds that price of common fixed-item restaurant dinner in India has increased for the first time since 2016
  • In related news: Taste for Indian food a key indicator of Democratic voter’s candidate preference, recent poll finds
  • Coronavirus panic spurs virulent revival of stereotypes about Chinese food
  • Flying the hungry skies: And it has prompted airlines to suspend service of hot in-flight meals
  • Vegan junk food is still junk food and it may be worse for you than its non-vegan counterparts
  • Italy’s newly implemented nutrition labeling decried as “clumsy” and “misleading” by consumer advocates
  • Trump administration to nix existing school nutrition guidelines on birthday of their originator, Michelle Obama
  • For those who are having trouble kicking the meat habit there’s now the “bacon patch
  • Tips for easing into a more plant-based diet
  • File under “scientific confirmation of the obvious”: eating out is bad for you, new study finds

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