Cage-Free Eggs Endorsed; Sugar Shortage Feared

• The San Francisco Animal Welfare Commission is promoting cage-free eggs in advance of the state’s 2015 deadline for humanely housing chickens. [SF Examiner]

• Bartenders introduce signature cocktails made with specialty ingredients. [SF Chronicle]

• Some major food companies are charging that the U.S. could “virtually run out of sugar” if import restrictions aren’t eased. [WSJ]

• After much work on reduction, lead levels in the White House garden are now astonishingly low. [NYT]

• Food companies like Tyson and General Mills are concerned that they may end up paying a lion’s share of the cost for climate-change legislation. [WSJ]

Cage-Free Eggs Endorsed; Sugar Shortage Feared