Quinoa's Global Success Creates Quandary at Home

Food News for Monday, March 21

In today's food news, via our friends at Food News Journal: The fascinating story of the rise of quinoa, and its unexpected effects on the farmers who grow it. Plus, another story on how the recently-found tsunami survivors ate yogurt to stay alive.

Read on for more news of the day via Food News Journal.

Japan's radioactive food found in major local producer - CNN
Japan Broadens Scope of Food Radioactivity Tests - MarketWatch
Trapped tsunami victims ate yoghurt to stay alive - Vancouver Sun
Spaghetti-eating passenger causes subway brawl - NY Daily News
FL 6-year-old wins scholarship for PBJ recipe - DB News-Journal
Matthew McConaughey Wants to Write a Cookbook - Zimbio
Quinoa's Global Success Creates Quandary at Home - NY Times
Groupon's ambitious plans to change how we eat - CNN/Mashable
Local family farms: more than just a growing concern - News-Journal
Packaged-food companies target health category - Chicago Tribune

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Faith is the executive editor of The Kitchn and the author of three cookbooks. They include Bakeless Sweets (Spring 2013) as well as The Kitchn's first cookbook, which will be published in Fall 2014. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Mike.