Americans Support Labeling Genetically Modified Food, and More News
In today's Media Mix, Annie's makes a big debut on Wall Street, plus a new lawsuit against McDonald's
The Daily Meal's Media Mix brings you the biggest news around the food world.
Food Trucks Ban in California Dropped: A proposal to ban food trucks from parking near schools was dropped, a victory for food activists and cooks. [LA Times]
Americans Want Genetically Modified Foods to Be Labeled: A new study shows more than 90 percent of Americans want GM labels on foods; 65 percent of those polled said they believed there is a noticeable difference between genetically modified foods and non-GM foods. [NPR/Salt]
No More Food Assistance to North Korea: The U.S. has suspended food assistance to North Korea because of a planned missile launch next month. The planned food package was going to go to malnourished children and pregnant women, the most vulnerable citizens of the country. [Voice of America]
Annie's Inc. Goes Public on Wall Street: After going public on Wednesday, the organic food mogul Annie's (known for its mac and cheese) shares shot up to close to $36. The reason for its huge debut: low prices, says the CEO. [ABC News]
McDonald's Sued for Making Woman "Prostitute": A woman hired by McDonald's 20 years ago is suing the fast-food giant for reparations from her then-boyfriend/boss, who forced her to quit and become a prostitute. The woman claims McDonald's should have provided more protection and supervision for female bosses under "predatory" bosses. [NY Daily News]