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Monday, August 16, 2010

Take That Quarter Pounder with Cheese with a Side of Statin.

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The daily Quarter Pounder with Cheese and milkshake got your cholesterol out of whack? U.S. News and World Reports has a great idea, courtesy of a study in the American Journal of Cardiology: serve statins with fast food. The drugs counteract the cholesterol bomb of such meals and costs about the same as a packet of ketchup.

A Brooklyn judge has ruled that the New York Mets can't force a kosher concessionaire to not sell at the stadium on the Sabbath. A rep for the Mets told the New York Daily News they don't think Kosher Sports, who have a 10-year contract to sell hot dogs at the stadium, can possibly be kosher if they're selling on Friday and Saturday.

How to feed all those people who might populate the earth in 2050? With artificial meat, of course. The Guardian examines a report in the U.K.'s Royal Society in which a cross-disciplinary team of scientists look at ways to combat hunger as the world's population moves toward nine billion.

Health inspectors in Cleveland nab grocery stores violating health codes in a sting operation called "Operation Wholesomeness". According to WKYC, Cleveland's NBC affiliate, the sting operation has filled shopping carts with dangerous food from the shelves in the area's grocery stores, including a turkey one year past its expiration date. Grocers have even more reason to get up to code - the stings will continue.

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