Michelle Obama Targets Obesity in Uniform; Native American Tribe Sues Beer Companies Over Alcoholism

• Michelle Obama is bringing her focus on nutrition to troops, since “obese Americans in the military are a national security hazard,” as this article says. Ouch. [Reuters]

• The Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is suing major beer makers and even local beer stores for allegedly contributing to chronic alcoholism within the tribe. [AP via HuffPo]

• Beer-making in the Bronx is really starting to bubble up: The borough’s third suds brand, City Island Beer Company, is set to hit taps soon. [NYDN]

• Not only are single-cup brewers less than cost-effective, but if you own a Tassimo T-disc brewer, it’s being recalled for causing burns. [NYDN]

• RIP to the inventor of Atomic Fireballs and Lemonheads, Nello Ferrara; in addition to making our childhood sweet, the man was evidently an “impulsive singer.” Aw. [USAT]