Jul 9, 2008

You Are What You Eat [LINK]

The Telegraph reports on guidelines, issued by Britain's National Children's Bureau, warning nursury school teachers and play leaders to be on the lookout for racist incidents among toddlers. These include three-year-olds who, when presented with spicy or unfamiliar foreign food, respond by saying "yuk."

(via Taranto)

Foodstuffs of Color [LINK]

The New York Times reports that organizers of the Democratic National Convention, to be held in Denver in 2008, issued a 28-page contract to potential caterers requiring that they "provide food in 'at least three of the following five colors: red, green, yellow, blue/purple and white.' Garnishes could not be counted toward the colors. No fried foods would be allowed. Organic and locally grown foods were mandated, and each plate had to be 50 percent fruits and vegetables. As a result, caterers are shying away."

(via Taranto)