Manager Accused of Meth-Making at Sonic; Western Chefs Cook with Cannabis

• A shift-manager at a Missouri Sonic location has been arrested and accused of cooking methamphetamine at the restaurant. [Daily Journal Online]

• The White House vegetable garden was planted with spinach, lettuce, carrots, mustard greens, chard, and cabbage for the winter. [AP via Google]

• Chefs in Denver and Southern California are taking cooking with marijuana seriously, with restaurants and cooking shows devoted to the subject. [Google/AP]

• Federal tap water regulations are so outdated that millions of Americans have consumed water “that did not meet at least one commonly used government health guideline intended to help protect people from cancer or serious disease.” [NYT]

• Stanford scientists are projecting that global warming could eliminate the country’s wine grape region by 81 percent by the end of the century. [UPI]

• Pepsi, last year’s biggest buyer, will not advertise on Super Bowl XLIV. Coca Cola is stoked. [WSJ]

• Scientists have figured out a way to turn the byproducts from improperly fermented wine into electricity and hydrogen. [MSNBC]

• The price of cocoa futures being traded is at an all-time high. [Bloomberg]

• The parent company behind FIJI Water is joining 1% for the Planet, pledging 1% of their annual sales to non-profit organizations who focus on sustainability. [Yahoo! Finance]

• Domino’s is revamping the recipe behind its pizza, which will be available by December 27th at all stores. [MSNBC]

• Yoshinoya opens its first Ventura location this Saturday. [Yahoo! Finance]

Manager Accused of Meth-Making at Sonic; Western Chefs Cook with Cannabis