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Food FYI: Rumor of Paul Bocuse's death causes Twitter stir

June 4, 2012 |  9:14 am

Paul-bocusePAUL BOCUSE IS ALIVE

The rumor of the death of legendary French chef Paul Bocuse spread quickly on Twitter and Facebook after a hoax obituary, but several close to Bocuse have confirmed he is indeed alive. [Eater]

SLOW FOOD LEADER OUT 

Slow Food USA's president, Josh Viertel, steps down amid tensions stemming partly from a shift in focus, from preserving traditions to promoting issues such as sustainability and more access to better food. [New York Times] 

KENTUCKY FRIED E-BOOK

KFC releases the autobiography of Col. Harland Sanders as a free download on its Facebook page today. There are also 33 recipes -- but not its "secret blend of herbs and spices." [Washington Post]

THE ABC'S OF BAGUETTES

How to find a good baguette in Paris.  [David Lebovitz]

NO 'CANNIBALISM VIRUS'

The CDC is compelled to state that there's no "zombie apocalypse" that causes cannibalism. Some were beginning to wonder. [Herald Sun]

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Cookbook Watch: 'The Art of Cooking Vegetables'

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Organic labeling for farmed seafood

-- Betty Hallock

Photo credit: www.bocuse.fr

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