The past decade (2001- 2010) has contained many important food stories. From the introduction of the KFC's "Double-Down" to Mad Cow Disease, it has been an era for significant food news.
In honor of the new year, we're asking HuffPost readers, what was the most important food news story of the first ten years of the 21st century? Please submit your nominations below, or tweet them using the hashtag #storyofthedecade or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will soon post the most nominated entries, and then you can vote on the story of the decade.
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