Saturday Food Section: The House Cracks Down on Olive Oil Fraud, a Chicago Icon Reopens & More

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FDA Cracking Down on Olive Oil Fraud

Welcome to the weekend. Now’s the time to settle into a laid-back rhythm and catch up on all this week’s food news on the web. For your perusal, here’s a curated selection of stories that we’ve been reading this week.

 

  • According to some reports, as much as 80 percent of olive oil in the U.S. could be mislabeled. As a result, the House Agriculture Committee is encouraging the FDA to take measures to crack down on the sale of fraudulent oil. [Saveur]

 

  • This week, Momofuku chef David Chang launched Ando, a delivery-only restaurant startup that allows users to order their meals via a mobile app and have them couriered locally via UberRush. [Business Insider]

 

  • Alinea, Grant Achatz’s three-Michelin-starred, James Beard Award-winning temple of molecular gastronomy, has reopened for business in Chicago after five months of renovations. [Tasting Table]

 

 

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