Calico Lobster Found in Restaurant Tank and More News
In today's Media Mix, wineries consider direct shipping, plus BPA effects on breast cancer
The Daily Meal's Media Mix brings you the biggest news around the food world.
Rare Lobster Found in Restaurant Tank: The calico lobster, known for its distinct marble coloring, was saved from the fish tank at Jasper White's Summer Shack in Cambridge, Mass.; the lobster was sent to research labs instead. Calico lobsters are about 1 in 30 million, sources say. [Boston Globe]
More Harmful Effects of BPA: The chemical often found in food packaging has been shown to alter gland development in fetal tissue, raising the concern of breast cancer links. [San Francisco Chronicle]
New Jersey Wineries Begin Shipping: A new law allows New Jersey wineries to ship to out-of-state customers; plus, wineries throughout the U.S. can apply for a different license to ship to New Jersey customers. [Asbury Park Press]
L.A. Cochon 555 Winners Announced: Ben Ford of Ford's Filling Station won the nose-to-tail cook-off this Sunday, with dishes like pork belly Benedict and a head cheese hero. [LA Times]
Seattle Man Beats Eating Challenge: After 50 years of no winners, local diner (and competitive eater) Randy Santel finished the 72-ounce steak dinner at the Wedgwood Broiler and won back his $75 deposit. [Seattle Post Intelligencer]