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A Tale of a Restaurant Inspector Spurned; Some Lady Called 911 Over a Wrong Chinese Food Order

• Mission Local tells the very involved tale of a restaurant inspector who was terminated by the city’s Department of Public Health after what sound like personal conflicts with other members in her department. Oh, but she was also one of the people to sound the alarm about restaurants not having to disclose when they have a rat problem. [Mission Local]

• Jon Bonné profiles fruit grower Floyd Zaiger, the man who created the pluot. [Chron]

• A helpful list from the Environmental Working Group about which fruits and vegetables you probably ought to be buying in the organic section, no matter what. [CHOW]

Sam’s Chowdermobile will now bring to your party a catered, three-course, New England-style lobster clambake. [via Urban Daddy]

• A Georgia woman called 911 because she received the wrong Chinese-food order. Wait, you can do that? [Gawker]

• The Wurst Tex food cart in Austin serves a rattlesnake-and-rabbit sausage dubbed Predator and Prey. Like everything else, it tastes like chicken. [SE]

• Once regarded as “tasteless cardboard hockey pucks,” veggie burgers are popping up on menus at chains like Smashburger and Elevation Burger. [NRN]

• Sleepiness makes fatty foods extra tempting. Blargh, can someone pass the Girl Scout Cookies? [Body Odd/MSNBC]

A Tale of a Restaurant Inspector Spurned; Some Lady Called 911 Over a Wrong