Mark Iacono Charged with Attempted Murder; Ferrero Rocher Maker Dies


Lucali’s Mark Iacono has been charged with attempted murder three days after being hospitalized following a stabbing by alleged mobster Benny Geritano.
[NY Post]

Subway is the latest to cut the salt: It reduced the sodium in its “Fresh Fit” sandwich choices by 28 percent, and across all its sandwiches by 15 percent.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]

Herring in vegetable oil imported from Russia and sold at Brooklyn’s Royal Sweet Bakery is being recalled due to potential contamination by a botulism-causing agent.
[Food Safety News]

Quinoa is gaining popularity around the seder table. The only problem is that the protein-rich grain-like crop might not be kosher.
[NY Times]

Pietro Ferrero, who with his brother ran Ferrero, which makes Nutella, Tic Tacs, and Ferrero Rocher, has died while cycling in South Africa at age 47.
[NY Times]

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on April 19, 2011


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