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Group Pushes To Repeal Alcohol Sales Tax; European Parliament Calls for Ban on Food From Clones

• A group of voters has submitted signatures for a repeal of the new Massachusetts sales tax on alcohol, despite the fact that sales are up and that the funds go to substance abuse and prevention programs. [Globe]

• The European Parliament yesterday called for a ban on food from cloned animals. [NYT]

• Milkmen are still making the rounds in Southern California. [LAT]

• Baltimore has hired a new food czar to improve the way the city eats. [AP]

• India’s food inflation is slowing down, but the cost and demand for fuel continues to rise. [WSJ]

• Iron Chef Morimoto is opening an outpost in Napa next week, his first restaurant on the West Coast. [SF Chronicle]

• An experimental therapy may reduce the deadliness of peanut allergies. [Reuters]

• Lebron James will reveal on ESPN tonight which team he has chosen to play for next year; he’ll get free beer for life from Ohio’s Chardon Brew Works and Eatery if he stays in Cleveland. [Daily Mirror]

• Sustainable-seafood advocates say the best way to curb the expansion of lionfish into areas outside its natural habitat is to eat it. [Washington Post]

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