FYI: No Good News Here

• Restaurant stocks are trading down, way down, on the market. Then again, isn’t everything these days? [LA Times]

• Some restaurants are trying to bring in a little more revenue by expanding hours. [NYT]

• A two-year-old boy in Hong Kong developed kidney stones from tainted Chinese milk. Ouch. That poor kid. [VOA]

• Food stamp use is on the rise, and has been for a few months already. [AFP]

• The fields are green in Ethiopia, thanks to a recent downpour, but the eight months without rain prior to that did some serious damage to the crops. Oxfam estimates 6.4 million people will need extra food aid. [AFP]


FYI: No Good News Here