GOOD

Dietary Supplements: Supermarket Signage Fails, Insect Legs, and More

In today's daily round-up of what we're reading at GOOD Food HQ, we're talking food safety, ADHD, and musical coffee. Enjoy!

What happened to Jamie's Food Revolution in Huntington, West Virginia, after the cameras left? Two journalists got married, got a book deal, and moved there to find out.


Michelle Obama is writing a book about healthy eating and the White House Garden, due out in April 2012.

Your safety is America's industrial food producers' number one priority—but they don't want to pay for it.

A new study in The Lancet links ADHD to food hyper-sensitivity, suggesting that an extremely restricted diet could help kids more than drugs.

Coffee: The Musical, coming soon on Broadway? Signature song: "Hot Black Stuff."

UN-funded researchers in Laos will "explore ways of grinding insects into baking powder," because, despite that fact that 95 percent of Laotians eat insects, some consumers "don't like to see the legs."

And finally, to get you through those hump day blues, have a giggle at the top 20 supermarket signage fails, from the bold proclamation "Open 9 Days a Week" to the desperate "Baby Needs Beers & Wines."

Dietary Supplements is a daily round-up of what we're reading at GOOD Food HQ.

Image: One of Buzzfeed's "The 20 Best Supermarket Fails."

Articles
via Barry Schapiro / Twitter

The phrase "stay in your lane" is usually lobbed at celebrities who talk about politics on Twitter by people who disagree with them. People in the sports world will often get a "stick to sports" when they try to have an opinion that lies outside of the field of play.

Keep Reading
Culture

The Free the Nipple movement is trying to remove the stigma on women's breasts by making it culturally acceptable and legal for women to go topless in public. But it turns out, Free the Nipple might be fighting on the wrong front and should be focusing on freeing the nipple in a place you'd never expect. Your own home.

A woman in Utah is facing criminal charges for not wearing a shirt in her house, with prosecutors arguing that women's chests are culturally considered lewd.

Keep Reading

In August, the Recording Academy hired their first female CEO, Deborah Dugan. Ten days before the Grammys, Dugan was placed on administrative leave for misconduct allegations after a female employee said Dugan was "abusive" and created a "toxic and intolerable" work environment. However, Dugan says she was actually removed from her position for complaining to human resources about sexual harassment, pay disparities, and conflicts of interest in the award show's nomination process.

Just five days before the Grammys, Dugan filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and her claims are many. Dugan says she was paid less than former CEO Neil Portnow. In 2018, Portnow received criticism for saying women need to "step up" when only two female acts won Grammys. Portnow decided to not renew his contract shortly after. Dugan says she was also asked to hire Portnow as a consultant for $750,000 a year, which she refused to do.

Keep Reading