Riverside’s Tap Water Named Second Worst; A Real Housewife Works on Cookbook

• A recent study says Riverside has the 2nd worst tap water in the country, something city officials are denying is true. [NBC L.A.]

• Researchers have found that wine appears to taste better when a red or blue ambient light fills the room it is being consumed in. [The Age]

• After pork, bear meat is the leading cause of the parasitic disease trichinosis. [NYT]

• Teresa Giudice, best known as the Real Housewife of New Jersey who flipped over a table in the first season’s finale, is writing a cookbook called Skinny Italian: Eat It and Enjoy it - Live La Bella Vita and Look Great Too!. [Eat Me Daily]

• An early fire this morning at Santa Ana’s Southwest Community Center obliterated food and gifts that were to be donated to over 1,000 needy families. [O.C. Register]

• Campbell’s Soup is reducing the sodium content in its Spaghetti-O’s canned pasta up to 35 percent. [Daily News]

• A University of Reading Study offers that two glasses of champagne daily helps blood circulation and can fight coronary problems. [The Medical News]

• Cadbury, in an attempt to block a hostile takeover, has launched a campaign against Kraft’s bid for ownership, warning British consumers that Kraft is attempting to “steal your company with its derisory offer.” [Canton Rep]

• Children’s websites are overflowing with ads for junk food. [Yahoo! News]

• Target has settled a lawsuit with a farm policy advocacy group, acknowledging that it misleadingly represented Silk soy milk as organic. [Business Journal]

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