Official Gut Check cabinet member Secretary of Health and Human Services Michael Leavitt tells Congress that President Bush plans to increase funding to the FDA to improve food safety. (AP)
Is the entrée dead? Can small plates/tapas/grazing menus declare victory? And what about all those damn steak houses? (New York Times)
Speaking on behalf of the entrée, we have Times restaurant critic Frank Bruni. Of note in his essay: The man can eat a whole damn roast chicken himself.
This is a really technical article about the cost of milk and tariffs and stuff. Seriously, it gave me a headache. Good luck. (AP)