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Whole Foods Rolls Out Pricey ‘Wellness Clubs’; Rikers Island Forced to Trash Rotten Beef Patties

• Whole Foods will test some new Wellness Clubs, where shoppers willing to pay $740 for the first year will get nutritional evaluations and discounts on foods deemed extra healthy. [USAT]

• Something to ponder before you eat that next cookie: Obesity costs some states $15 billion annually, mainly in the form of medical care. [Fox News]

• Not even good enough for criminals: Rikers Island was forced to throw away 14,000 Jamaican beef patties after the rancid meat made cooks nauseated. [NYDN]

• In case you're feeling flush, Warren Buffett is holding an Obama fund-raising dinner at The Four Seasons where tickets start at $10,000 a head. [Page Six/NYP]

• As fear of another recession looms, Europeans have been cutting back on food spending. [Reuters]

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