Food News Roundup

Chronic hunger is not the only form of malnourishment being battled globally. Many people who have enough food to combat hunger are still nutrition deficient. The Economist looks at how bad diets cripple countries socially and economically and explains why more nutrients, not simply more food is the answer.

In Miami, a battle over farmers markets and permits causes protests. Miami New Times has the story

The debate over genetically modified seeds heats up as a group of organic farmers sues Biotech giant Monsanto over the right to patent seeds. Read about it at Slashfood.

Anthony Bourdain bashes the James Beard Awards and the "old hookers" who practice food journalism in general. Eatocracy editor Kat Kinsman responds.