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Cuomo Loses Bet on Jets to Penn Gov; WHO Calls for Ban on Kiddie Fast-Food Ads

Governor Andrew Cuomo will have to hand over a basket of Nathan's hot dogs, Buffalo chicken wings, Hudson Valley apple cider, and local cheese and maple syrup to Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett following the Jets' loss last night. [NY Daily News]

Forced to eat in due to money being tight, more people have learned to cook and discovered they enjoy it. [Bloomberg]

The Food Bank for New York's annual survey found that one in three city residents has been forced to reduce food intake due to financial difficulty. [NY Daily News]

Philadelphia apparently has a burgeoning culinary scene that goes beyond the iconic cheesesteak. [NY Times]

Americans are eating more buffalo meat than ever before. It's believed to be healthier than beef, chicken, and pork. [Wall Street Journal]

Jean-Georges Vongerichten reveals his love of gummy bears ("I can eat a jar every day") and chocolate ("I can't go to sleep without it"). [Wall Street Journal]

Steelers fans might very well be celebrating their win last night with a Pittsburgh favorite, a Primanti Bros. Sandwich, made with pastrami, provolone, coleslaw, and french fries. [NY Post]

Could athletes testing positive for drugs be victims of food dosing? Clenbuterol, which burns fat and builds muscle, is used by dopers and farmers for bulking up livestock. [ABC News]

The World Health Organization is suggesting that governments restrict advertising of foods high in salt, sugar, and fats targeted at children. [Mother Nature Network]

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