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A Boozier Bud Light; Supreme Court Weighs California’s ‘Downer Animal’ Law

• Just in time for coping with the holidays, Bud Light is rolling out a higher-alcohol-content brew dubbed Bud Light Platinum. [STL Today]

• Rising peanut-butter costs are creating sticky situations for food banks, which have long relied on the jarred protein as a staple. [Cleveland Plain Dealer]

• Speaking of, demands from city food assistance organizations are up this holiday season. They’ve been 25 percent higher since 2008. [Crain’s]

• Not to be outdone by McDonald’s cult-favorite McRib, Dunkin’ Donuts, Sonic, and Red Robin are all rushing to unveil limited-time-only sandwiches. [NRN]

• The Supreme Court is weighing in on California’s law against slaughtering so-called “downer animals” (i.e., animals that can’t walk) for food, and it seems likely to overturn it. [NYT]

A Boozier Bud Light; Supreme Court Weighs California’s ‘Downer