Santa Monica Restaurant to Close for Serving Illegal Whale Meat – Tonic

Folks familiar with The Hump restaurant at the Santa Monica Airport know that it’s famous for serving all kinds of exotic meats — insects, amphibians, reptiles, and more. But now they’re getting busted for a rare kind of mammal they served recently: Link: Santa Monica Restaurant to Close for Serving Illegal Whale Meat [Tonic] Continue reading Santa Monica Restaurant to Close for Serving Illegal Whale Meat – Tonic

Regulating food advertising

A good point made in this article from The Atlantic:  We Regulate Banks. Why Not Food? – The Atlantic Food Channel I have complained before about advertising and food, specifically “Vitamin Water.” I’ve seen the pomegranate ads referenced in the Atlantic article, and yes– I think it’s false advertising. A line gets crossed when advertisers use health claims purely as a marketing ploy. Continue reading Regulating food advertising