Avoid food wrapped in plastic.
Animal-cruelty activists go on the offensive.
"There's a deep inconsistency between deploring the killing of a baboon while we order another portion of butter chicken or fish fry."
We're fat because we don't cook, according to Michael Pollan's long and winding essay in this weeks' 'New York Times Magazine.
Also in the magazine this week: A little owl alum branches out, and a new ice-cream cart.