McDonald's Launches Bubble Tea with Racist Caricature and More News

In today's Media Mix, a spider appears in canned ravioli, plus Paula Deen starts a food brand


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Industry
• Paula Deen is launching a new food company, Paula Deen Foods, to expand on her retail line. HInted: “fresh prepared meals for families to enjoy together.”[Savannah Now]

Scandal
• McDonald's launched a new line of bubble tea in Germany... with a marketing campaign of a Chinese man named Chan McTi using a Japanese term to describe the Taiwan-originated product. Oops! [The Braiser]

Gross News
• A spider was found in a can of Chef Boyardee ravioli. [Huff Po]

Restaurants
• The rare Fourchu lobster is making it onto restaurant menus in Nova Scotia. [WSJ]

Gossip
• Sarah Jessica Parker reportedly served chicken at her $40,000 a plate Obama fundraiser. [Gawker]

Crime
• A man decided to call the police over a (reportedly) poorly made sandwich. "You're calling 911 because you don't like way that they're making your sandwich?" the dispatcher rightfully asked. [AP]


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