A $12,000 Tip at a Minnesota Restaurant and More News

In today's Media Mix, a McDonald's lawsuit is tossed, plus salmonella linked to spicy tuna rolls


McDonald's Happy Meal Lawsuit Thrown Out: A judge tossed the lawsuit claiming the fast-food giant was using toys to lure children into its restaurants, and to inevitably ban toys from Happy Meals. [Reuters]

$12,000 Left at Minnesota Restaurant: A waitress at the Fryin' Pan in Moorehead, Minn. found a takeout box (from another restaurant) filled with rolls of cash. Police later held the dough as evidence in a drug investigation. [AP]

Americans Getting Enough Nutrients: A new report from the CDC shows that despite Americans' unhealthy diets, they are getting the proper amount of vitamins and nutrients. However, deficiency rates varied by peoples' race, age, and gender; African-Americans, for example, showed to be deficient in vitamin D. [MSNBC]

Spicy Tuna Roll? No Thanks: The popular sushi roll may be the cause behind a salmonella outbreak, infecting more than 90 people in 19 states. [CNN]

Coffee, Exercise Decrease Risk of Skin Cancer: A study (conducted on mice) found that subjects who had more caffeine and exercise also had lower incidences of skin cancer. The reason? Less fat tissue means less inflammation, a primary cause of skin cancer. [Fox News]

 

 

 


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