According to the New York Times, “Americans now eat an average of 33 pounds of cheese a year, nearly triple the 1970 rate”. Apparently, that’s not enough to satisfy the dairy industry. Domino’s Pizza is teaming up with Dairy Management Inc. to market a pizza that boasts an obscene 40% more cheese. Dairy Management Inc. is largely financed by the USDA, the same organization that is “at the center of a federal anti-obesity drive that discourages over-consumption of some of the very foods Dairy Management is vigorously promoting.” (Reported on nytimes.com)
Whoo Hoo! The ING New York Marathon was awesome and we were there to watch the race. For the males, Gebre Gebremariam of Ethiopia won as his fellow countryman and marathon favorite, world-record holder Haile Gebrselassie dropped out and subsequently announced his retirement. On the women’s side, Kenyan Edna Kiplagat lead the charge to the finish line.