Acme’s Unionized Workers Reject Buyout Bid; Everything That’s Delicious Causes Gout

• United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1776 rejected an offer put forth by Acme Markets’ parent company to eliminate up to 300 positions through buyouts. [Inquirer]

• Behold a sexy list of eight gout-aggravating foods, including scallops, asparagus, red meat, beer, and herring. So basically, everything delicious! [Health]

• Michelin stars have lost prestige in Britain, possibly because the ratings system fails to give proper due to ethnic restaurants. Get with the times, Mich! [WSJ]

• One reason cash-only restaurants aren’t so bad: Food-service companies were by far the biggest victim of 2010 data breaches, representing 57 percent of hacking incidents. [NRN]

• Here’s an article about eating ortolans, the songbird that’s consumed bones and all and is prized by French gourmands. At least they’re probably free-range! [WSJ]

• Speaking of, break it down, F-Lam. Salon’s food blogger explains the differences between “natural,” “free-range,” and “organic” chicken. [Salon]

• Rising food prices might slow economic recovery, but eh, then again they might not. [Curious Capitalist/Time]

• Wendy’s/Arby’s group is looking to possibly unload the latter fast-food property. But we thought roast beef was going to be the next big thing! [USAT]

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