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January 5, 2015 at 8:12 am

Food News Fast – January 5, 2014

Texas is turning into olive-oil country.
[Bloomberg]

In Kansas, reviving a lost grocery store could be the key to reviving the town itself.
[New York Times]

China is smuggling a lot of Vietnamese rice.
[Wall Street Journal]

There’s a national bourbon barrel shortage as demand for the brown liquor climbs.
[NPR]

California’s egg law puts restrictions on what eaters can buy rather than changing regulations for farmers to interesting results.
[Grist]

The GOP is already making strides toward reversing new food policies.
[Politico]

New food hubs are helping farmers get out of the distribution business.
[New York Times]

As more Vietnamese are keeping dogs as pets, chefs have created a popular imitation dog meat dish.
[The Atlantic]

Salt farmers on remote South Korean islands are kidnapping disabled people and making them work as slaves with local cooperation from villagers and police.
[CBS News]

-Tove K. Danovich