Friday, April 20
The Call couldn't have imagined its rousing song "Let the Day Begin" would be the rally cry for not one (Al Gore) but two (Tom Vilsack) presidential campaigns. The Northern California group, who came into their own in the 1980s, haven't had a release since 2 ... More >>
USDAYesterday the USDA released the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Got a pen? A keyboard? Your Twitter app? And it's not a lot of governmentalese this time (well, okay it is), but some very sensible recommendations. Eat less, drink more water rather than sugary drinks, seriously lower ... More >>
Listmania continues (David Letterman's cultural legacy, perhaps, along with Velcro suits) but this time The Daily Meal has come up with something more compelling than a list of Top 10 Cupcakes. Theirs? America's 50 Most Powerful People in Food.
It's a good list, as it would be: The Daily Meal is h ... More >>
Shirley Sherrod, the Department of Agriculture official who got caught up in a Beltway maelstrom last week when conservative provocateur Andrew Breitbart accused her of discriminating against white farmers, will sue Breitbart for libel, she told a group of assembled black journalists Thursda ... More >>
Andrew Breitbart will co-host a fundraiser for the Republican National Committee next month at the Beverly Wilshire, TalkingPointsMemo reports. The conservative provocateur had a wild ride last week, posting video of Department of Agriculture official Shirley Sherrod seeming to say she favo ... More >>
The past 36 hours have been a whirlwind for Andrew Breitbart, the right-wing bomb thrower who oversees a family of conservative Web sites -- Big Government, Big Journalism and Big Hollywood -- from an office building in Santa Monica.
The quick history: He released a video that seemed to s ... More >>
On August 7th, some of the country's largest food processors, including Mars, Hershey's, General Mills and Kraft, sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack stating that the country was on the verge of a massive sugar shortage and that, without raising the quotas on the amount of tariff-free ... More >>