EasyJet Gets Flack for Pork on Israel Flight; Panera Settles Crispani Pizza Lawsuit

• Here's an oops: British airline EasyJet is in the doghouse after offering ham-and-bacon sandwiches on a London-to-Israel flight, with none of the usual kosher or vegetarian options. [CNN]

• We never knew Panera had a (now-discontinued) pizza line, Crispani, and evidently neither did a lot of other people: The company just settled a lawsuit claiming it inflated Crispani's success to investors. [NRN]

• See video of one of the small group of livestock farmers trying to bring back the American bison. The meat is healthier than beef and American-raised, he says. And hey, you never hear of mad bison disease! [HuffPo]

• After recent grain-price surges, wheat prices dropped precipitously yesterday as speculators cut their estimates owing to recent political uprisings in grain-importing North African and Middle Eastern countries, and escalating violence in Libya. [Bloomberg]

• King Kullen supermarket will introduce a 100-point nutritional scoring system that grades every food item in 45 of its Staten Island and Long Island stores. Between this and restaurant health grades, will everything food-related soon have a score? [Long Island Press]

• Today in bankruptcy news: The Tribeca location of Amish Market and Terrace in the Sky in Morningside Heights have both filed for Chapter 11. [Crain's, Crain's]


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