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Food FYI: 'Twinkies will be no more'?

April 18, 2012 |  9:00 am

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TWINKIES HANG IN THE BALANCE 

Hostess and its union workers trade threats about the end of Twinkies, reports The Times, unless a labor deal is struck. The Ding Dong and Wonder Bread maker filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in January.

TRACKING HUANGLONGBING

The California Department of Food and Agriculture posts information about citrus disease huanglongbing in the race against the threat to the state's citrus industry, including a hotline number, quarantine maps and a downloadable blight-tracker app.

WATCH THE SALT

Good mag points out that America has the saltiest food in the world, according to a global study of fast food. 

'10 BEST TACOS'

Los Angeles' Los Cinco Puntos in Boyle Heights is on Epicurious' list of the "10 Best Tacos in America." Try the sheep's-head meat.

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What's for dinner tonight? Capellini al gamberetti

-- Betty Hallock

Photo credit: PRNewsFoto/Interstate Bakeries Corp.

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