Spam Celebrates a Birthday; Robert Pattinson Can’t Cook

• Happy birthday, Spam! The Hormel canned meat was first sold on July 5, 1937. [NYT]

Twilight star Robert Pattinson says he’s a bad home cook and can only make “a piece of toast.” [Thaindian News]

• A jar of jam supposedly made from Princess Diana’s hair is on sail at a surrealist art show in London. [NYDN]

• Picky eating in adults may be a type of mental disorder. [WSJ]

• LAX’s restaurant-topped Theme Building is set to reopen on July 10th. [L.A. Times]

• A policy in California makes it difficult for those on SSI to also get food stamp benefits, even when they qualify for the assistance. [L.A. Times]

• A pizzeria owner rode his bike from Florida to New York, eating one slice every three hours, to promote a “pizza diet.” [NYDN]

• A Brooklyn woman sued Starbucks for serving a cup of hot tea without a protective sleeve. [NYP]

• Women who live within a five minute walk of a restaurant are more likely to have a higher body mass index, according to a recent study. [UPI]

Spam Celebrates a Birthday; Robert Pattinson Can’t Cook