For 30 years, Stuart Kahan has resisted customers’ entreaties to shake up the Hanukkah selection at his Teaneck, New Jersey, delicatessen. Now he has a reason to move beyond potato pancakes: Thanksgivukkah, a mashup of the American and Jewish celebrations.
The mink industry in the U.S. is a mom-and-pop business that has gone global, making 80 percent of its sales to status-conscious Chinese fashionistas who find the fur chic. Sapphire and black pelts are in vogue this season.
USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service issues advisory covering crop-progress reports that include corn and soybeans that had been due today. • USDA’s NASS to reschedule release times as soon as offices resume • Reports delayed from today due to Hurricane Sandy • Reports delayed also include rice stockpiles