Chuck E. Cheese Recalls Toys; Forbes Launches Food Site
Chuck E. Cheese is recalling 1.2 million toy light-up rings following incidents of children swallowing the battery or sticking it up their nose. [Nation's Restaurant News]
China warned that the worst offenders of food safety rules would get the death penalty. Two people were already executed after the tainted milk scandal. [AP]
Forbes CEO Jim Spanfeller is the latest to launch a new food website. The Daily Meal, slated to debut next month, will include recipes and restaurant reviews. [NY Convergence]
Mars and Hershey are in a race to reveal the DNA of the cacao tree, which will be published in a scientific journal. [NY Times]
Applebee's has jumped on the virtual gift card bandwagon, making its cards available from its Facebook fan page, as well as its website. [Nation's Restaurant News]
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