Chef Causes Fire with Soy Sauce Container Full of Gasoline and More News

In today's Media Mix, women spend 3 years in the kitchen, plus organic food to be tested regularly


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Chef Charged in Fire: A sushi chef has been arrested after he ordered a dishwasher to carry a 5-gallon soy sauce container filled with gasoline through the kitchen, which leaked and sparked a fire, injuring three people. [NY Times]

Organic Food Tests: Starting next year, the USDA says, periodic testing of organic food will be required to ensure that producers aren't using prohibited pesticides. [WSJ]

Climate Change Killing Off Pandas' Bamboo: Apparently, temperature increases in China are seriously hindering bamboo growth, and since bamboo is the only source of food for pandas, the endangered species is trouble. Nooo, pandas! [MSNBC]

McDonald's Japan Serving Croquette Burgers: Of course they are! One is even filled with a creamy gratin with white sauce, shrimp, and macaroni. Carb-overload. [Kotaku]

Women Spend Three Years in the Kitchen: A study found that on average, a woman spends three years in the kitchen over the span of her life. [Daily Mail]


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