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News Thu Jul 05 2007

Trans Fat Ban Finds Its Way into State Fair

According to the Tribune, Indiana State Fair is going trans-fat-free for the 7000 gallons of oil it consumes during the 12-day (Aug. 8-19) festivity. To ensure that all its food vendors oblige, the Fair is requiring them to purchase the frying oil from the fair itself. What are the Illinois Fair people thinking about the issue? Well, they think--the Illinois State Fair manager Amy Bliefnick says--that fairs are for splurge and fun, and you can get your healthy food elsewhere.

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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