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6/30/2011 at 9:00 a.m.
School District Will Shut Down Kitchens at Three-Quarters of the City’s Schools; The Dutch Parliament Bans Live-Animal Slaughter
Plus: Someone wrote an article about minimizing the environmental impact of Fourth of July celebrations; and 70-year-old Brit pop star Cliff Richard cooks fried chicken in Memphis, all in our morning news roundup.
6/29/2011 at 9:00 a.m.
Campbell’s Puts 770 On the Soup Line; Work at a Spam Factory Is ‘Effing’ Disgusting
Plus: Online restaurant ordering ups checks and frequency of orders; Exploding water fowl replaces IEDs for some reformed terrorists, all in our morning news roundup.
By Collin Keefe
6/27/2011 at 9:00 a.m.
Bounced Smoker Opens Fire on Nicetown Bar; Average Americans Drink Too Much Soda and Are Overweight
Plus: E. coli wreaks havoc on France; and Cheerio's celebrates a major milestone, all in our morning news roundup.
6/23/2011 at 9:15 a.m.
The Bar That Served
Jackass Star Ryan Dunn Won’t Face Charges; Chick-fil-A Hosts Creepy ‘Daddy-Daughter Date Nights’
Plus: Chipotle steps up its use of local produce; and 'hipsters' turn East Passyunk Ave. around, all in our morning news roundup.
6/22/2011 at 9:15 a.m.
Bleu Martini Shooter to Stand Trial For Murder; Horse Semen Is a Hot New Item on New Zealand Menus
Plus: Pisco is the latest South American spirit to have a moment; and Jack in a Box ditches toys in kids' meals, all in our morning news roundup.
6/9/2011 at 9:15 a.m.
Two More Charged in Connection to Old City Bar Brawl; Red Bull Provides Murder Defense
Plus: The world's most expensive kebab is ridiculously pricey; and old folks are unwilling to pay more for healthier dishes at restaurants, all in our morning news roundup.
6/6/2011 at 9:10 a.m.
Resorts Defends Its Decision to Dump Fifty-Year-Old Flappers; Eating Dirt Is Healthy
Plus: Obese children perform poorly on tests after ingesting unhealthy foods; and people in Wisconsin are illegally selling food stamps online, all in our morning news roundup.
6/1/2011 at 9:00 a.m.
Brawl Over Stolen Beer Ends with a Double Stabbing; Climate Change Could Double the Cost of Staple Crops
Plus: Fabulous go-getter Todd English goes to the gym when he needs a break; and daycare caterer Whole Green Kids is accused of scamming everyone, all in our morning news roundup.
5/31/2011 at 9:05 a.m.
Violence Outside a Feltonville Club Leaves One Man in Critical Condition; E. Coli Kills Fourteen in Europe
Plus: Chinese argue whether dogs are better as pets or food; and Venezuelans spend nearly half their incomes on food; all in our morning news roundup.
5/27/2011 at 9:10 a.m.
Historic Delco Tavern Gets a New Lease on Life; World Leaders Have the Eating Habits of Children
Plus: Sedentary office jobs make you fat, not your diet; and world leaders eat like children all in our morning news roundup.
5/26/2011 at 9:05 a.m.
Tastykakes Sale to Flower Foods Now Complete; Oscar Meyer's Weinermobile Gets Redesigned
Plus: Labeling loophole keeps genetically modified foods in the dark, and Tyson ramps up efforts to market dark chicken meat to "picky" Americans, all in our morning news roundup.
5/25/2011 at 9:00 a.m.
L&I Pulls the Plug on the Feltonville Club Where Nine Were Shot; Denmark Bans Marmite
Plus: Consumers express interest in fast-food chicken breakfasts; and British royals break out the good stuff for the Obamas, all in our morning news roundup.
5/24/2011 at 9:00 a.m.
City Allowed Feltonville Club to Open After a Shooting in January; Subway Attempts to Go Upmarket
Plus: USDA encourages ear tags over brands for identifying cattle; and Uganda protesters take to the streets over high food costs, all in our morning news roundup.
5/23/2011 at 9:10 a.m.
Nutter Promises to Keep Feltonville Club Closed After Weekend Violence; Red and Processed Meats Pose Higher Cancer Risks
Plus: Many Americans would pay more for food, provided it comes with a guarantee of being free of contaminants; and Yuzu has some serious staying power, all in our morning news roundup.
5/20/2011 at 9:20 a.m.
Health Inspectors Egged On by Peeved PA Secretary of Health; Russian Troops Were Fed Dog Food
Plus: Food takes center stage at British pubs as beer sales drop and alcohol taxes increase; and Houlihan's is closed after a kitchen fire, all in our morning news roundup.
5/18/2011 at 9:00 a.m.
Not-So-Good-Humor Man Stored Frozen Urine with Ice Cream; Officials Make the Largest Bologna Bust Ever
Plus: Starbucks gets sued after terminating a dwarf employee; and humans ate dogs 9,000 years ago, all in our morning news roundup.
5/17/2011 at 9:00 a.m.
Police Investigate a Plot to Poison Students Aboard the Spirit of Philadelphia; Restaurant Prices Rise
Plus: Panera's pay-what-you-want scheme appears to be working; and craft distilleries are opening at an astonishing rate, all in our morning news roundup.
5/16/2011 at 9:15 a.m.
Slipping Soup Sales Stymie Campbell’s; A Wisconsin Man Sizes Up His 25,000th Big Mac
Plus: A Texas dentist offers patients beer and wine to take the edge off; and McDonald's plans to replace cashiers with computerized ordering, all in our morning news roundup.
5/12/2011 at 9:05 a.m.
Police Apprehend Two Men Suspected of Weekend Violence Outside an Old City Bar; Cold Spring Weather Makes Corn and Wheat Yields Smaller and Pricier
Plus: Consumers in wealthier countries waste a lot of food; and eaters consume less when their food is cut up into small pieces, all in our morning news roundup.
5/11/2011 at 9:00 a.m.
Woman Admits She Tried to Extort Campbell Soup Heiress; Yak Meat Is Tasty, Lean and Potentially Trendy
Plus: Post-recession consumers haven't been able to go back to spending freely at restaurants; and a Georgia man makes Waffle House a home, all in our morning news roundup.