Junk Food Laws May Actually Work and More News
In today's Media Mix, McDonald's launching lamb burger, plus Guy Fieri's car thief attempts jailbreak
The Daily Meal brings you the biggest news from the food world.
McDonald's Debuts Lamb Burger: McDonald's is launching two new products, a lamb burger and a lamb taster, in Australia tomorrow. [HuffPo]
Junk Food Bans at School May Work: A new study found that school bans on unhealthy foods actually help the childhood obesity problem. Progress? [Washington Times]
Guy Fieri's Lamborghini Thief Attempts Jailbreak: Two men attempted to break out Max Wade, the teenager accused of stealing the celeb chef's yellow car, using bolt cutters and sledgehammers to break open a reinforced window. It was Wade's 18th birthday. [NYDN]
Virginia Farmer Fined for Party: Pitchfork-carrying farmers protested some $5,000 in fines held against a farmer for selling produce and items, as well as throwing "unlicensed events," which included a birthday party for her best friend's kid. [Fox News]
Los Angeles Launching Fried Chicken Fest: In about two weeks, Los Angeles notables like David LeFevre and Matt Molina will serve up fried chicken with sides, plus bottomless cocktails and beer. All for a mere $45 a person. [LA Times]