Pizza Rules in a Bad Economy; Long Island Kids May Lose Their Energy Drinks


Pizza parlors are thriving in this crappy economy. In the past year, the 65,000 pizzerias in the U.S. sold 5.5 billion pies every day.
[ABC News]

A new study reveals that butter is worse for you than you think. Apparently, nine out of 10 brands contain flame retardant in the sticks.
[ABC News]

Another study suggests that having coffee and a doughnut for breakfast could make you smarter. It turns out the combination of caffeine and glucose revs up the brain.
[NY Daily News]

Three employees of the city who help run the federal food stamp program have been charged with bilking the program out of $8 million.
[Wall Street Journal]

A proposed law in Suffolk County would ban kids 19 and under from buying non-alcoholic energy drinks with more than 80 milligrams of caffeine per serving.
[NBC News]