Poisoning Asian Carp; Homeless Cannibalism in Moscow

• The Chicago Canal will be poisoned in order to stop the ecosystem-destroying Asian Carp from making their way into Lake Michigan. [J-S]

• A proposed strike-notification ordinance would require the Congress Hotel to inform potential guests that its housekeepers and food workers are picketing (as they have been for six years). [Tribune]

• The Food and Drug Administration says it will pull caffeinated alcoholic beverages from the market unless manufacturers can prove the drinks’ safety. [WSJ]

• After sharp opposition from the oyster industry, the FDA has indefinitely delayed a ban on warm-weather Gulf oysters. [NYT]

• Three homeless men in Moscow killed another man, ate part of him, and sold the rest to a butcher shop. [NYP]

• This Christmas, famed British restaurant The Fat Duck will serve ambergis, better known as whale vomit. [The Sun]

• Meatpacking plants are being pushed out of Louisville, Kentucky, even in the city’s Butchertown neighborhood. [WSJ]

• A Colombian cooking school has invented a “love dessert” made of passion fruit mousse — oh, and Viagra. [NYDN]

Poisoning Asian Carp; Homeless Cannibalism in Moscow