Test Tube Hamburgers, Food Carbon Footprints & RationingTop food news for April 28 – May 2

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It’s Hump Day, which means we’re back with the weekly food news roundup. Read on …

PETA will award $1 million to anyone who can invent in vitro meat by 2012. Test-tube hamburgers, anyone?

Slashfood discusses the recession, high food costs, and the role of food writers, and brings up important points. In these times, is it a good idea for food writers to wax poetic on high-end items such as caviar and foie gras?

A clever and resourceful lady in Oregon isn’t being affected by rising food prices because she’s getting her food off the grid.

Are supermarkets going to start rationing our food?

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