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Fast-Food Chains to Offer Healthier Kids’ Meals; Radiation-Contaminated Beef Eaten in Japan

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Nineteen fast-food chains, including Burger King, Chili’s, IHOP, and Friendly’s, plan to start offering healthy food options in their kids’ meals.
[ABC News]

Beat the summer heat with Mark Bittman’s four takes on the icy pop — that’s popsicles to the plebes — including fruity, savory, creamy, and boozy flavors.
[NY Times]

As food prices continue to rise, and salaries do not, you can expect to pay more for wheat, corn, meat, dairy, and coffee this summer.
[SF Chronicle]

Beef contaminated by radiation from Fukushima prefecture has been eaten by people in eight prefectures in Japan.
[Bloomberg]

Gastronauts, that group of intrepid offal eaters, enlisted Korilla BBQ and Bian Dang to prepare weird foods from their food trucks for a meal in Williamsburg.
[NY Daily News]

The kids-in-restaurants debate has been reignited following a small restaurant outside Pittsburgh banning children under the age of six.
[Wall Street Journal]

A California food-delivery service has been accused of racism because of its name: Ching Chong Ling Long Gourmet Take-out.
[Sacramento Bee]

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