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Monday, January 26, 2009

The Morning Brew: Monday, 1.26

Posted By on Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 10:14 AM

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Happy Lunar New Year. Lots of news to begin the week:

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization says global food output must double in the next 40 years to meet demand. (AFP)

Meanwhile, falling food prices are prompting farmers to plant fewer crops, despite current global food needs. (Guardian)

On the opposite end of the food-needs spectrum: Mexican chefs make the world's largest cheesecake. (AP)

Whole Foods loses a round in its battle with the FTC. (Reuters)

Starbucks plans more job cuts, while workers question the changes the company has made over the past year. (Seattle Times)

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