McDonald’s Hep A Lawsuit; Costco Gasses Up

• After a Northwest Illinois McDonald’s employee exposed thousands of customers to Hepatitis A, a class action suit has been filed against the restaurant. [AP/ChuffPo]

• The Lincoln Park Costco is looking to add a gas station to its store; hoping to drive additional traffic to their grocery and home offerings. [Chi Real Estate Daily]

• Starbucks partly credits McDonald’s for its recent bump in sales, saying that the new McCafe brand brought more attention to the general coffee category. [Ad Age]

• A new Jews for Jesus pamphlet makes prominent use of Food Network personalities. [Fork in the Road/VV]

• A new Senate bill could ban trans fats from school lunches nationwide. [Crain’s]

McDonald’s Hep A Lawsuit; Costco Gasses Up