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

The Daily Meal brings you the biggest news from the food world.

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]


Apple Crop Overload: Apple blossoms are so prevalent right now, growers are told to trim their blossoms to prevent fall glut. [Michigan State University]