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Mississippi

  1. immigration
    ICE Targets Immigrant Workers at Poultry Processing Plants Across MississippiA total of 680 people were arrested in the raid; 300 have since been released.
  2. Gay Rights
    Restaurant Bans Alligator to Protest Mississippi’s Anti-LGBT LawA Utah deli says it won’t use any ingredients from the Magnolia State.
  3. Gay Rights
    MS Restaurants Plan ‘Welcome’ Signs for GaysThe state’s hospitality group is also compiling an online directory of participating restaurants.
  4. Acts of God
    The End Is Nigh for IHOPNature has apparently decided it’s time to put an end to the pancake chain.
  5. Hooch
    Cops Bust Super-Productive Home Moonshine Operation in MississippiIt’s “significant tax fraud” to make your own.
  6. Diversity
    Odd Promotions: Restaurants Offering Deals for Mixed-Race Dining PartnersMixed races mean slashed prices!
  7. Mediavore
    The Country Continues to Get Fat; Local Food Pantries Stressed By DemandIn a grim new report, it turns out Colorado is the only state with an obesity rate below 20%.
  8. Mediavore
    Starbucks Changes Its Logo; Food Trucks Robbed in KTownAfter 40 years, the coffee company is entitled to a mid-life crisis.
  9. Mediavore
    In-N-Out Makes Most Fatty List; Bigmista’s Barbecue Draws CrowdsThe Double Double is deemed dangerous while Neil and Phyllis Strawder are building an empire.
  10. Mediavore
    Club Junkets Curtailed for Jersey Shore Cast; Narcotics-Stuffed MelonMTV seeks to limit its stars’ appearances and Washington jail officials find forbidden fruit.
  11. Foodievents
    Five Food Events to Fill the WeekendThese are the five best food events this weekend in L.A.
  12. Mediavore
    David Lee Roth Is a Shitty Tipper; Alan Richman Out at BloombergThe Shitty Tipper Database on bitterwaitress.com keeps track of people like David Lee Roth, who recently left a $20 tip for a $200 lunch. [NYP] Alan Richman is out as Bloomberg’s food critic. [Eater] The bhut jolokia chile pepper is 200 times hotter than a jalapeño and could potentially be used in pepper sprays, but people like eating it and U.S. sales are projected to increase 500 percent this year. [WSJ]