New week. Same old stories.
A wrap-up of last week's developments in the Whole Foods-Wild Oats saga: The FTC appeals judge's ruling; judge denies stay of the merger. (Houston Chronicle)
The FDA decides not to close seven food-safety labs in light of all the recent problems. (Chicago Tribune)
A longish look at the "locavore" movement -- eating only what is produced in close proximity to where you live. (New York Times)
Does U.S. farm policy harm international aid efforts? This guy thinks so. (Boston Globe)