Food News Round Up: Big Food and a Big Foodie

As we bask (and sweat) in the heat of July, this edition of Food News Round Up focuses on two big things — ‘big food’ as discussed by the Public Library of Science (PLoS) Medicine and the passing of a noted foodie, Nora Ephron  — as well as a smattering of other food news.

Make sure to read this post somewhere cool and pleasant.

 

PLoS Medicine’s ‘Big Food’ Series

In late June and early July 2012, the PLoS Medicine Big Food series examined and debated the health impact of the multinational food and beverage industry that exerts huge and concentrated market power across the globe. International and multi-disciplinary in focus, it marks one of first times such issues have been examined in the general medical literature.

Remembering Nora Ephron

From food writing to food references in her films to her own love of cooking and eating, Nora Ephron put food front and center in a variety of ways.

And in other foods news

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