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the phantom lettuce
Fans Have Drawn the Line at This R2-D2 Dole Lettuce
The produce company gets the 2017 award for most absurd tie-in.
Dole’s Packaged Salads Have Been Linked to a Deadly Listeria Outbreak
The company has issued a recall and shut down the Ohio plant linked to the outbreak.
Pundits Size Up Chris Christie’s Girth; Four Loko Labels Get Revised
Plus: Listeria-tainted lettuce reached Pennsylvania; and Guy Fieri sets his sights on Carnival Cruise ships and New York, all in our morning news roundup.
Sewing Needle Found in Chili’s Ribs; How to Drink Pigeon Milk
In other news, Pepsi and Jamba Juice have both gone very green.
Dole Lawsuit Dropped; Food Union Rallies Behind Pot Legalization
United Food and Commercial Workers are backing California’s cannabis legalization proposal while Nicaraguan plaintiffs lose their last suit against the fruit giant.
Controversy Hits South Pas Farmers Market; Ready Pac Recalls 4,200 Bags of
Organizers want a piece of the market’s big bucks, while the discovery of E. coli in pre-packed foods makes farmed produce more appealing.
Simon Cowell Smuggles Sapporo Into Mr. Chow; Paula Deen Has Her Maid Arrested
A celebrity talent judge has a fondness for Japanese beer and a celebrity chef reports a jewelry heist at home.
Husband Wanted in Zabumba Murder; Trader Joe’s Clerk Shot in Eagle Rock
Bruce Beresford-Redman is being sought by authorities in his wife’s slaying, while a grocery cashier survives a gunshot during a robbery.
Mike Tyson Goes Vegan; Paris Hilton Gives Up In-N-Out
A famous ear-biter goes meatless, while a famous socialite ditches fast-food.
White House Pushes Healthy Eating; Organic Wines Take L.A.’s Spotlight
A presidential decree and a presidential pastry chef keep their focus on nutrition, while natural wines are the focus of local restaurants this week.
McCain Stands Against Farm Program; Rubio’s Accepts $91 Million Buyout
A former presidential front-runner labels the “Better Know Your Farmer” program elitist, while a Carlsbad Mexican chain is sold.
Barstow Starting a Farmer’s Market/Car Lot; Rubio’s Considers a Buyout
The desert will get a farmer’s market and swap meet, while Rubio’s chain is considering a possible sale.
Dole Food Co. Seeks Cash Infusion; Megan Fox Recommends Cannibalism
Dole Food files for an IPO while Megan Fox does her best Jonathan Swift impression.
Pineapples Go Public; Chains Get Desperate
Plus: whiskey sales are on the rise; currywurst gets its own museum