Bodega Owners Cheer Four Loko’s Ban; Fashion Sorts Obsessed With Food

• Bodega owners are the latest group that’s happy about the Four Loko ban. [NYDN]

• David Chang appearing in Vogue, Barneys New York doing edibles-themed holiday windows: The fashion world is obsessed with food. “Our customers want to eat at the new Batali place as much as they want the new Céline bag,” says Barneys’ creative director Simon Doonan. [WSJ]

• While other industries suffered during the recession, many food producers saw business grow over the past few years. [AP]

• The food situation in North Korea has once again become critical, contributing to an increased number of defectors to South Korea and China. [Voice of America]

• Reusable grocery bags purchased at Wal-Mart, Target, and other retailers have been found to contain lead, prompting a federal investigation. [USAT]