Happy Pancake Day!


Today is apparently “National Pancake Day!” Participating IHOPs are giving out free pancakes from 7am to 10pm.
[Serious Eats]

In Los Angeles, a decline in sales is forcing fro-yo chains like Red Mango and Pink Berry to rethink their rapid expansion.
[Los Angeles Business Journal via LA Eater]

Two Queens ice cream vendors who were peddling treats in fake Mister Softee trucks must now pay the soft-serve vendor $20,000 for trademark infringement.
[NY Post]

President Obama has tapped Kathleen Merrigan, an assistant professors at Tufts University who helped develop organic food labeling rules, for deputy secretary of Agriculture.

In China, pork tainted with illegal animal feed additive has made at least 70 people ill.
[BBC News]


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