Yao Ming Speaks Against Shark Fin Soup; 55,000 Cases of Coppola Wine Ruined

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• Francis Ford Coppola’s winery is suing a a producer of bottles and cork in Napa for allegedly ruining 55,000 cases of specially produced wine. [St. Helena Star]

• Whole Foods has announced a recall of organic hazelnuts at stores in California, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Washington from salmonella contamination fears. [MSNBC]

• Yao Ming is starring in Chinese PSAs encouraging people to stop eating shark fin soup because of cruelty issues. [AP]

• U.S. researchers have found scientific evidence that proves whiskey drinking leaves a worse hangover than vodka. [BBC]

• Food advertising is increasingly focusing on the notion of “real” food. [AdAge]

• Restaurant owners in Corona are complaining about problems within Riverside County’s inspection process. [Press Enterprise]

• Bottled water sales are dropping as consumers struggle to break the habit. [MSNBC]

Yao Ming Speaks Against Shark Fin Soup; 55,000 Cases of Coppola Wine Ruined