Cola Wars Back On; Lollapalooza Gets a Culinary Director

The cola wars are back, with Pepsi premiering a revamped version of its "Diner" Super Bowl commercial. This time, it's Pepsi MAX against Coke Zero. [AP]

This summer, the 19-year-old Lollapalooza music festival is getting its first-ever culinary director: Chicago chef Graham Elliot Bowles. [T Magazine]

The Take Back Your Lunch movement is gaining steam, with more than 1,000 people signed up to takebackyourlunch.com, vowing to eat lunch away from their desks. [NY Post]

The USDA has launched "Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food," a new online resource that links local producers with consumers. [Gourmet Retailer]

Perdue is recalling thousands of pounds of frozen chicken nugget products following reports of small pieces of blue plastic in the packaging. [AJC]

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