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Friendly’s BurgerMelt is Worse Than a Double Down; Bring Your Own Food When You Travel

• A Friendly’s BurgerMelt, a Black Angus burger between two grilled cheese sandwiches, racks up a whopping 1,160 calories. [Herald]

• Some airline food is filled with bacteria and bug parts, according to FDA inspectors. [USAT]

• The FDA wants to ban the use of antibiotics in livestock feed to prevent the rise of resistant bacteria. [NYT]

• Wisconsin’s “Pickle Bill” allows small-batch food producers to be exempt from production and safety regulations. [AP]

• Baseball bat wielding thieves broke into the home of McDonald’s heir Geoffrey McDonald, beat him, and stole $376,000. [NYDN]

Friendly’s BurgerMelt is Worse Than a Double Down; Bring Your Own Food When You