4th Grader Makes Documentary of School Lunches and More News

In today's Media Mix, coca beer makes waves, plus McDonald's launches Bacon Quarter Pounder
School Lunch Documentary
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11-Year-Old's School Lunch Documentary: A precocious 11-year-old has released a documentary about school lunch food in his New York elementary school, comparing what the online menu says his food should be with what it actually is. [NY Times]

Fast-Food Strikes Expand: New York fast-food workers aren't the only ones calling for $15 an hour. [The Nation]

Coca Beer to Fight Altitude: A beer made from coca, the same leaf cocaine is made from, is now meant as an aide when visiting high-mountain cities. [Herald Sun]

McDonald's Adding Bacon Quarter Pounder: The restaurant chain is cutting Angus burgers from its menu thanks to high beef prices, but will add on a Bacon Quarter Pounder. [Web Pro News]

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