Prince Charles in D.C. to Discuss the Future of Food; Airlines Appeal to Epicures

An 86-year-old Shea Stadium beer vendor has failed to prove discrimination when her employer reassigned her but not her younger co-worker. Court papers say she was replaced by a 75-year-old. [Reuters]

World food prices nearly hit a record in April as grain costs increased, which boosted inflation, leading central banks to raise interest rates. [Bloomberg]

Prince Charles was in Washington yesterday to, among other things, speak at a Georgetown University conference on the future of food and sustainable agriculture. [NY Times]

Airlines are playing the foodie card, hosting dinners (on the ground) featuring food from their chefs and rolling out food trucks as publicity stunts. [NY Times]

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