Chili Recall in Ludlow; Barack's Bad Idea

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Some things are just better homemade: Ludlow's Chili Station has recalled 3,800 pounds worth of products sold in Massachusetts, including containers and bags of beef chili with beans, and containers and one-pound bags of turkey chili. [AP via Herald]

Oops! Barack Obama apparently stopped by a San Francisco Chinese restaurant that is among the handful of places in the U.S. still serving shark-fin soup. (For the record, the President ordered dumplings and steamed buns.) [SF Chron]

Gordon Ramsay is "disappointed" that the owner of Laurier Gordon Ramsay restaurant in Montreal is going to remove Gordo's name from the restaurant. Ramsay had served as a consultant. [Daily Mail UK]

Quelle fromage! Bruce Palling heads to London and buys cheese with Alain Ducasse. [WSJ]

Time to switch to fresh-squeezed: The FDA "won't allow more fungicide in orange juice." But why were they even considering it in the first place? [Reuters]

Sam Sifton is talking apple pie just the thing to brighten a winter day in the Times. [NYT]