Doritos Gets Sacrilicious; Ghost Peppers Materialize in Santa Monica

• Evidently, some people aren’t into insinuations that the body of Christ was bright orange and loaded with MSG. That would explain this uproar over a prospective Super Bowl ad that features Dorito’s offered as the sacrament. [Faith & Reason/USAT]

• Kraft is apparently taking its break-up with Starbucks a little hard, allegedly sending out cease and desist letters to its new partner. Sorry Starbucks, but your ex is apparently a total stalker. [Reuters]

• The latest countries to feel the pinch of rising food costs are Indonesia, Brazil, and Algeria, where youths staged a riot yesterday in Algiers. [AFP, RTT News, NYT]

• The Bhut Jolokia, the world’s hottest pepper, has been making appearances at Santa Monica Farmer’s Market in the last few weeks. Try it, if you dare, muhahaha. [L.A. Times]

• As a new promotion, Dodger Stadium will hold half-off food and drink nights when the next season starts. We’d pay double if someone brought back the Cool-A-Coo. [L.A. Dodgers]

• Guatemalan chicken chain Pollo Campero could be opening in San Francisco. [S.F> Weekly]

• Some experts believe dyes in food may cause hyperactivity. This could explain a lot about our nephews. [Seattle Times]

• A nonprofit group has filed a lawsuit against two federal agencies that refused to acknowledge a vegetarian alternative to the food pyramid. The group claims the existing pyramid protects “special agribusiness interests,” not the health of the American people. Fightin’ words! [LAT]

• Donald J. Tyson, the billionaire owner of Tyson Foods, died yesterday at age 80 of cancer complications. [NYT]

• A Salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than 100 people in 18 states has finally been linked to Tiny Greens Organic Farms’ alfalfa sprouts. [Chart/CNN]

• Somebody at Jamba Juice HQ definitely just broke out the Champagne smoothies: The company reported positive sales in the fourth quarter of 2010, for the first time since 2007. [NRN]

Doritos Gets Sacrilicious; Ghost Peppers Materialize in Santa Monica