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Brigham’s Workers Angry; Movie Popcorn Super Fattening

• The employees of Brigham’s, which is filing for bankruptcy this week, are extremely unhappy about their treatment from owner Deal Metrics. [Globe]
Earlier: Brigham’s Filing for Bankruptcy

• The Center for Science in the Public Interest has found that a medium popcorn and soda at some movie theater chains has as many calories as three burgers from McDonald’s. [Reuters]

• New data suggests that 43 percent of Americans will be obese by 2018. [NYDN]

• Soldiers in the Moldovan army are eating extra onions and garlic to ward off swine flu. [NYT]

• “Performance dining”, fixed price dinners accompanied by acts like sword swallowing and burlesque, is on the rise in Europe. [WSJ]

• A planned highway could threaten the Mosel, Germany’s oldest wine-growing region. [WSJ]

Brigham’s Workers Angry; Movie Popcorn Super Fattening