Slimmer Glass Bottles, School Lunches Rising, & IrradiationTop food news for August 25-29

Slimmer Glass Bottles, School Lunches Rising, & IrradiationTop food news for August 25-29

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Kathryn Hill
Aug 27, 2008

It's Wednesday, which means we're here with the weekly food news roundup. Read on ...

The FDA OK's a plan to irradiate spinach and lettuce in order to kill potential E. coli contamination.

School lunch prices have been going up nationwide.

The price of glass has been going up (who knew?) so wine and champagne makers are looking into slimming down glass bottles.

Wal-Mart has started selling local produce at some locations.

Have food makers been altering their recipes in order to cut costs?

Beef prices may go up.

(Image: Baskets by Brita)

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