Wednesday means we're here with the weekly news roundup. Read all about it here.• Hmmm, 2008 Petit Syrah? Notes of plum, berry, and ...smoke. Will the smoke from the recent California wildfires affect this year's wine crop
• Stating the obvious: the recent salmonella outbreaks have exposed flaws in the US food safety system.
• Trying to conceive? Tell your man to stay away from the tofu, edamame, and soy milk.
• Trans fats now banned in California.
• The world's oldest bottle of Veuve Cliquot champagne was discovered hidden in a British castle.
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