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Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 06/06/2011

Lunch Room Chatter: Jack can’t lie

The latest in food news, ideas and philosophy, just in time for your lunch break.

* Jack Daniel’s decides to tell the truth on its label. (WSJ)

* Cheese, that high-maintenance princess, doesn’t like spicy things, either. (The Kitchn)

* The kindest way to kill a lobster. (NY Times)

* “The bottom line is, however, that the USDA’s food safety staff read the literature, examined the data and sought action to reduce the chance of more people getting sick from pathogenic E. coli serotypes in addition to O157:H7. They have been overruled by more powerful forces and Americans are subject to a greater risk than we should be.” (Food Safety News)

* Bibiana chef Nick Stefanelli loves his peanut butter. (Domenica Cooks)

* Strawberries: They’re not just for shortcake anymore. (Serious Eats)

* The best places to eat barbecue on a bun. (Garden & Gun)

* Attention fishmongers: You better keep your coolers well stocked. (Fox 8 Live)

* Wegmans in Frederick is the summer blockbuster concert of grocery stores. (WTOP)

* “When I see the Food Plate, I just see a cheeseburger.”(CBS News)

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Categories:  Chefs, Food Politics, Media, Spirits | Tags:  Lunch Room Chatter, Tim Carman

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