Chuck E. Cheese Recalls Toys; Forbes Launches Food Site


Chuck E. Cheese is recalling 1.2 million toy light-up rings following incidents of children swallowing the battery or sticking it up their nose.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]

China warned that the worst offenders of food safety rules would get the death penalty. Two people were already executed after the tainted milk scandal.

Forbes CEO Jim Spanfeller is the latest to launch a new food website. The Daily Meal, slated to debut next month, will include recipes and restaurant reviews.
[NY Convergence]

Mars and Hershey are in a race to reveal the DNA of the cacao tree, which will be published in a scientific journal.
[NY Times]

Applebee’s has jumped on the virtual gift card bandwagon, making its cards available from its Facebook fan page, as well as its website.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]