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A History of Banned Drinks; Mike Tyson to Launch Kosher Resto Chain

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Sen. Charles Schumer has called for a ban on reusable grocery bags because some contain “five times the allowable limits for lead.”
[NY Post]

A total of 11 out of 28 Bronx bodegas were caught in a sting selling the controversial caffeinated cocktail in a can Four Loko to minors.
[NY Post]

Meanwhile, to put the issue in perspective: a history of banned drinks. Remember when people thought absinthe could make you crazy?
[Salon]

Delta Air Lines’s new dining options at John F. Kennedy International Airport include not only big-name chefs like Andrew Carmellini and Jason Denton but also iPads.
[Crain’s]

Did Italian pasta come from China? According to Italian chefs in Hong Kong last week for the 2010 Italian Cuisine World Summit, hell no.
[Wall Street Journal]

Former boxing heavyweight champ Mike Tyson is in talks to launch a high-end restaurant chain. Tyson, now a strict vegan, hopes to break into the kosher-food business.
[FOX Sports]

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