Best budget boozes, recession diets on the rise, gluttony leads to greenhouse gas

Best budget boozes, recession diets on the rise, gluttony leads to greenhouse gas

And the winner is... 

• Fuzion’s shiraz-malbec from Argentina and Portugal’s Flor de Crastro won the title of best New World and Old World wine under $10 in a taste test held at Grano restaurant last week. [Globe and Mail]

• While food safety dominated last year’s food trends, this year we will see an increase in artificial sweeteners, “customized” foods and (surprise!) “recession diets.” [Vancouver Sun]

• Moosehead is launching its new light beer called Cracked Canoe this week. The company’s president saying that investing during the economic downturn will pay out in the long run. [New Brunswick Business Journal]

• England’s The Sun keeps it classy with the headline “Fatties cause global warming” on a groundbreaking article that reports increased food production results in an extra billion tones of CO2 emissions a year. [The Sun]

• Despite all the fawning over the city’s new food carts, one food writer says some of the portable food isn’t practical to eat while standing, leading to a citywide epidemic of mustard-stained shirts. [Toronto Star]