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Campbell’s Soup Co. Named Second Best Corporate Citizen in US; Bernanke Says Rising Food Costs Are Not the Fed’s Fault

• Citing its performance on environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance and philanthropy fronts, Corporate Responsibility Magazine named Camden’s Campbell’s Soup Co. the second best corporate citizen in America. [Reuters]

• There’s a sushi restaurant in Tokyo where all the chef are female hotties, and that has some traditionalists up in arms. [WSJ]

• Paprika, duck fat, and homemade sodas are really having a moment, according to 2011 data so far. And so is once-unglamorous Filipino food. [NRN, Poor Taste]

• Okay, people, it’s probably time to stop lacing chicken feed with arsenic … [Grist]

• So it turns out Mutassim and Mohammed Gaddafi, sons of Muammar, were battling it out in Libya over a Coca-Cola plant. Speaking of Libya, the World Food Program says safe passages are needed urgently to get food to people there. [Reuters, UPI]

• Meanwhile, having seen what happened in Libya, Egypt, and elsewhere, owing partly to rising food prices, a bunch of countries are building more silos to stockpile grain. [Reuters]

• And Ben Bernanke wants you to know that whatever, y’all, just because the U.N. Food Price Index is at its highest point in two decades, it’s not the Fed’s fault! [Christian Science Monitor]

Campbell’s Soup Co. Named Second Best Corporate Citizen in US; Bernanke