Lucky Dip – Friday, October 14th, 2011

It is the obligation of schools to create a completely allergen-free environment? And does that include banning foods that *look* like common food allergens, such as soy nut butter instead of peanut butter? [Toronto Star] It’s taken a while to trickle down to the mainstream, but the mini-dessert trend allows people to have their cake […]

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Lucky Dip – Thursday, October 13th, 2011

Has science found a way to turn off food allergies? Even more interesting to me is the similarity/comparison¬† to multiple sclerosis. I have a friend who swears that her MS gets worse when she’s suffering from food allergies – she literally can’t walk if she eats wheat. Really intrigued to see where this goes. [MSNBC: […]

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Lucky Dip – Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

It’s night market season – and if you can brave the line-ups (and possibly the hot weather) there are some good things to be had. [Globe and Mail] For the life of me, I don’t get why people use Yelp. With stuff like this happening all the time, you can’t possibly trust anything that’s on […]

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Lucky Dip – Monday, June 20th, 2011

It must be State Fair season; people are once again frying things that were never meant to be deep-fried. Like Kool-Aid. [Globe and Mail] Don’t diss the junk food – it has its place as a guilty pleasure. [The Guardian] It’s still tough going for women in professional kitchens. [National Post] The fragmentation of food […]

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