FYI: You Can Say That Again

• Now that 53,000 babies have fallen ill from tainted milk, Chinese officials are saying that “this is a failure of the system.” [Bloomberg]

• …So China’s top food safety official has resigned. [WaPo]

• A new study says Splenda is bad for your tummy. But! The study was funded by the National Sugar Association! [NYT]

• At a cafe in the Netherlands, cameras watch every move the customers make. For science, of course. [SFChron/AP]

• In lighter news: An elderly vegetarian in Australia befriended a giant pig, who is now holding her hostage inside her home. Pig. As in bacon. [Daily Mail]


FYI: You Can Say That Again