Supermarket Child Labor; Kraft Posts Cadbury Bid

• A suburban grocery store chain has been fined for violating child labor laws. [The Reporter]

• The Illinois corn season has dragged on weeks longer than normal. [Tribune]

• A burger created by a 12-year-old New Lenox boy has made it to the finals of Red Robin’s fourth annual National Kids Cook-Off. [Sun-Times]

• A Hickory Hills man has been charged with retail theft after allegedly stealing an energy drink and a bottle of rum from a grocery store. [Tribune]

• The Chicago Canal has been poisoned to stop the spread of Asian Carp, and as predicted dead fish are popping up to the surface. [Reuters]•

Kraft has posted its $16.3 billion takeover bid directly to Cadbury shareholders. [ABC]

• Orlando Bloom stripped in a Las Vegas restaurant after somebody spilled a drink on him. [Marie Claire]

Supermarket Child Labor; Kraft Posts Cadbury Bid