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Food Service Cuts Proposed for McCormick Place; Ramps Now May Be Endangered

• To help cut its debt, a panel for McCormick Place proposed allowing outside restaurants and caters to bring food into the convention center. [Crain’s]

• Ramps are “a species of conservation concern,” according to a Canadian environmental group. [Mouthing Off/F&W;]

• Japan suspended beef exports on Tuesday following the discovery of three cows with symptoms of foot-and-mouth disease. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

• Though officials in Northern states are focused on eliminating the Asian carp, Southerners are busy trying to figure out how to turn them into a marketable commodity. [NYT]

Food Service Cuts Proposed for McCormick Place; Ramps Now May Be Endangered