And when we say “news,” we mean it in the loosest sense of the word.

–“Mrs. Cheeseburger,” wife of cheeseburger inventor, passes away. [Denver Post]

–Japan faces food radiation problems. [WSJ]

–Iodized salt is no antidote for radiation. [NPR]

–But red wine might be. [Telegraph]

–Mike Tyson is a vegan. [NY Times]

–Hot new locavore trend: Yak farming. [Boston Globe]

–Best review of the worst restaurant in the world: L'ami Louis in Paris. [Vanity Fair]

–Weed dispensary trades pot for food. [Denver Post]

–Cumberland sausage wins protected status. Just like champagne. [BBC]

–This sausage contains 104% meat. Wait… what?! [The Local]

–Amazing Edwardian sandwich is also a bread bowl. [Guardian]

–Father of Chicago girl who died of food allergy sues restaurant. [Chicago Tribune]

–Health dep't “mistakenly” closes restaurants who haven't paid license fees. [UPI]

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