Denny’s Gets Sued Over Salt; Hawaii to Kick Wienermobile to the Curb


A man from New Jersey is suing Denny’s for failing to warn him that his favorite item, the Moons Over My Hammy egg sandwich, was “loaded up with the salt.”
[NY Daily News]

Brooklyn councilman Bill de Blasio has proposed that New York follow in Chicago’s footsteps and pass a green food resolution that would encourage the city to establish and promote climate-friendly food policies and programs.
[NY Times]

More supermarket chains are launching products under their own private label. With nearly 1,800 new such products so far this, the items account for 27 percent of all food products launched in 2009.

McDonald’s is reporting an 8.4 percent drop in profit from $1.19 billion last year. Revenue went down 7 percent to $5.65 billion, which is thought to be a result of the economic downturn and more people cooking at home.
[Wall Street Journal]

An environmental group in Hawaii has a beef with Oscar Mayer’s Wienermobile, saying the hot dog-shaped vehicle is in violation of the state’s ban on vehicular advertising.