Fast-Food Ads Linked to Obesity and More News

In today's Media Mix, hundreds of children get food poisoning at a party, plus a food critic gets her own app
Fast-Food Ads Linked to Obesity and More News

Arthur Bovino

Arthur Bovino

The Daily Meal's Media Mix brings you the biggest news around the food world.

Childhood Obesity Linked to Fast-Food Ads: Those who recognized popular fast-food brands from ads were twice as likely to be obese, says new research. [Huffington Post]

P.F. Chang's Goes Private: The restaurant was sold to a private company, after reporting that its first quarter numbers fell 40 percent. [Wall Street Journal]

Hundreds Sickened at Children's Party: A Children's Day party in Mexico turned ill when 317 party-goers contracted food poisoning; nearly 50 people remain hospitalized. [Washington Post]

U.S. Farms Supply China's Food: To meet the overwhelming need for food in China, farms across rural America have begun supersized livestock exports. [Chicago Tribune]

Patricia Wells Makes Paris Food App: Written and tested by the famed food critic, "The Food Lover's Guide to Paris" is a preview of the book by the same name, due in 2014. [New York Times]

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