Bits and pieces: Moldy foods, golden barbecue grills and other food news from the web, 6.6.11

 

  • Somebody thought it would be a great idea to create a $150,000, gold-plated barbecue grill. Other than Goldmember in the above clip, who needs this? (Best Week Ever)
  • Before the MyPlate, before the food pyramid, there was the food wheel that helped guide Americans on eating healthfully when there was a shortage of food supplies during World War II. (Good)
  • Ever find some mold on your bread and just tear the bad piece off (don’t worry, I won’t tell)? Not a good idea, because that mold runs deeper than you think. (Lifehacker)
  • And speaking of spoiled food, eating items after the “best by”  or “expiration” date isn’t too bad. Just watch out for mold. (Jezebel)
  • It is now safe to eat certain cuts of pork medium rare with an internal temperature of 145 degrees Fahrenheit, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. (Pork Be Inspired)