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Park Slope Food Coop Pissed, As Usual; Lap-Bands All Around!

• In the latest news about who's pissed off the Park Slope Food Coop, a kosher appetizing company has run afoul of the grocer owing to its labor policies. [NYDN]

• Lap-Bands for everyone! The FDA is considering a request to lower weight requirements for gastric-banding surgery. [NYT]

• Here's some important news to carry you into the holiday season: A hard-hitting social survey sponsored by Dunkin' Donuts found that two-thirds of gingerbread-cookie eaters bite the head off first. [NYDN]

• Lance peanut-butter and cheese crackers will likely merge with Snyder's of Hanover pretzels. Just imagine the hybrid-snack possibilities! [USAT]

• The locavore movement has spawned a number of places to make your own wine. Yes, you get to stomp on grapes. [NYT]

• Here's a super-cheery article about how global warming is affecting the world food supply. Spoiler alert: It's not good news. [US News & World Report]

• A hole-in-the-wall in Hong Kong where a bowl of soup goes for less than $4 is one of the world's cheapest restaurants to receive a Michelin star. [Scene Asia/WSJ]

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