Paula Deen Extortioner Sentenced and More News

Staff Writer
In today's Media Mix, another alcohol-infused coffee, plus junk-free checkouts

Chia Chong

The man who tried to get $200,000 from Deen has been sentenced to prison.

Check out these headlines you may have missed.

Paula Deen Extortion Plot: The man who tried to extort $200,000 from Paula Deen, threatening to reveal "publicly damaging information," was sentenced to two years in federal prison. [USA Today]

Coffee Liqueur: Yes, another caffeine-alcohol combo: Mr Black, a coffee liqueur that uses the slow-drip method for a slightly sweeter, boozy coffee. [Sydney Morning Herald]

Junk-Free Checkout: A new campaign asks that checkout lanes get rid of the displays of junk food, which so easily leads to impulse buys. [Food Navigator]

Post Foods Settles Air Violation: The cereal company is paying $2 million in a settlement after investigators found equipment was emitting "volatile organic compounds" without any effort to reduce pollution. [Food Quality News]

McDonald's Bans Saggy Pants: Some Mickey D's in Texas began posting signs that there is "no sagging allowed in this restaurant." [Consumerist]

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