FYI: The Next Stage

• Production has been stopped at a Chinese drug manufacturer after three deaths were linked to the company’s herbal supplement. [AP/Chicago Tribune]

• Yes, yes, there will be new cabinet secretaries and whatnot, but what of the new food and entertainment trends to come in Washington? [NY Times]

• Female waitstaff have a hard time of it, dealing with a stressfull job and a host of other nonsense male waiters never do. [LA Times]

• We’re looking at a worldwide record wheat harvest. Why is this not fantastic news? [Reuters]

• Finally, a man who dumped a beer over the head of a restaurant employee who was smoking outside his window won’t face charges. [Chicago Tribune]


FYI: The Next Stage