Alabama OKs Larger Beer Bottles and More News

In today's Media Mix, Kraft pays up for skinnier hot dogs, plus beef prices rise
Alabama OKs Larger Beer Bottles and More News
Arthur Bovino

The Daily Meal's Media Mix brings you the biggest news around the food world.

Alabama Allows Larger Beer Bottles: A bill passed in the state House will allow craft beer fans to purchase bigger beer bottles, up to 26 ounces. [WSFA]

Kraft Pays for "Skinny" Hot Dogs: Investigators went after Kraft for underweight Oscar Mayer products, including hot dogs; the company will pay about $37,000, but denies any wrongdoing. [Huffington Post]

Beef Prices Rise Again: The beef industry can't catch a break with drought conditions and high cattle prices. [Grubstreet]

Bartering Program Takes Off: A new program, Edible Exchange, aimed to help consumers and small businesses bargain at farmers market is "exploding." [Chicago Tribune]

Better Hospital Food Attracts Customers: One Virginia hospital has become known for its "patient healing food" and "culinary healing garden." [NPR/Salt]