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Gaddafi’s Sons Fight Over Coca-Cola Plant; Virbila Gives a First-Look to Playa

• 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]

• S. Irene Virbila comes in for an early look at John Sedlar’s Playa and declares, “I may have to become a regular of sorts.” [LAT]

• The spokesperson for Arizona’s Heart Attack Grill has died of pneumonia at age 29. [LA Late]

• 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]

Gaddafi’s Sons Fight Over Coca-Cola Plant; Virbila Gives a First-Look to Playa