Boylston St. Subway Burgled; Food Bank Expands

• Boston Police plainclothes officers arrested a 48-year-old Jamaica Plain man after he attempted to rob a Subway at 1222 Boylston St. []

• Officials with the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts have announced plans to expand a five year old program in response to rising poverty in the area. [AP via Herald]

• McDonald’s is threatening to drop health insurance for its workers unless regulators waive a requirement on so-called “mini-med” plans. [WSJ]

• Wealthy Americans are eating more fast food than they were a year ago. [WSJ]

• Groupon is starting a dating service, complete with a $60,000 scholarship for babies conceived on “Groupon dates.” [TechCrunch]

• Food safety advocates want the government to test for more E. coli strains. [WSJ]

• Adam Richman is very hurt that Alton Brown thinks Man v. Food is an embarrassment. [NYDN]

• Chinese language TV station New Tang Dynasty Television’s upcoming cooking competition won’t feature a single chef from China, as all eleven slated to compete were not allowed to leave the country. [City Room/NYT]

Boylston St. Subway Burgled; Food Bank Expands