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City Farm Café Chosen to Run Union Square Restaurant; How Drilling For Gas Can Poison Food

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Starbucks is being sued for firing an employee who is a dwarf after she asked for a stool or small stepladder to perform her job.
[Reuters]

The city’s Parks Department has selected City Farm Café as the new operator of the seasonal café in Union Square Park.
[Broadway World]

Nutrition advocates protested the use of Ronald McDonald and other kid-friendly marketing tools at McDonald’s annual shareholder meeting.
[CNN]

Not all readers were thrilled to see Gwyneth Paltrow on the cover of Bon Appétit‘s June issue. “I thought I was looking at InStyle and not BA!” wrote one.
[Independent]

Fracking, the process energy companies use to liberate the gas trapped in tiny pockets in the rock when drilling, releases a witch’s brew of carcinogens that can poison food.
[Salon]

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