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No "Ugly" Food Wasted in France

September 10, 2014

Never judge a book by its cover. That’s what Intermarché, the French supermarket chain, is trying to convince its shoppers. The chain is selling "inglorious" or normally tossed fresh fruits and vegetables such as "ridiculous" potatoes, "failed" lemons, "ugly" carrots and so on at 20 to 30 percent of…

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In Menu Re-do, Meat Shunted Aside by Paris' Alain Ducasse

September 6, 2014

Say it ain't so, Alain! According to a piece in The Guardian, Alain Ducasse, dubbed France's "top chef," is moving away from the traditional animal products for which French cuisine has been known.

"His three-star restaurant at the luxury Plaza Athénée hotel will reopen after refurbishment on Monda…

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