Mozza Pigs Out; Janet Jackson Barbie Auctioned For Project Angel Food

Mozza is holding bi-weekly dinners featuring a whole broken down pig. [Daily Dish/LAT]

• As if having to work in a Boston Market weren’t bad enough, a drive-through customer at a Roseville, California, location of the chain threw “hot, sticky” food at his server, causing burns. [Rocklin & Roseville Today]

• A precocious, whistle-blowing youngster in China investigated some mushrooms and found them rife with a harmful bleaching chemical. Way to go, and now for the real question: Is Julia Roberts available to play his mother in the movie version of this? [Sydney Morning Herald]

• A one-of-a-kind Janet Jackson Barbie Doll, sadly not of the Rhythm Nation-era, is being auctioned off to raise funds for Project Angel Food. [S2 Magazine]

• Mudtown Farm, a 2.5 acre plot adjacent to Watts’ Jordan Downs, is considering installing an incubator kitchen and a farmers market. [L.A. Times]

• Laws passed in the forties and fifties might put L.A.’s urban gardeners on tricky legal ground. [City Watch LA]

• San Bernadino police are holding a “Groceries for Guns” exchange on December 18th. [SB SUn]

• A report by Chicago-based research company Technomic found that fish tacos are having a moment and Mexican food is more popular in general. [NRN]

• Some altruistic hunters in Central Pennsylvania will donate around 10,000 pounds of venison to local food banks. So, how many deer is that? [Reuters]

• If you insist on feeding your pet raw meat, (weirdo) here are some safe-handling tips. [Oregon Live]

• The U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has released a new set of guidelines to aid doctors in diagnosis and treatment. Guess you’re going to have to stop claiming you’re allergic to butter, calorie-phobes! [Business Week]

• Better stock up: Starbucks and Kraft are embroiled in a kerfuffle over the distribution of the former’s coffee in grocery stores and other retail outlets. [USAT]

Mozza Pigs Out; Janet Jackson Barbie Auctioned For Project Angel Food