Calico Lobster Found in Restaurant Tank and More News
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Rare Lobster Found in Restaurant Tank: The calico lobster, known for its distinct marble coloring, was saved from the fish tank at Jasper White's Summer Shack in Cambridge, Mass.; the lobster was sent to research labs instead. Calico lobsters are about 1 in 30 million, sources say. [Boston Globe]
More Harmful Effects of BPA: The chemical often found in food packaging has been shown to alter gland development in fetal tissue, raising the concern of breast cancer links. [San Francisco Chronicle]
New Jersey Wineries Begin Shipping: A new law allows New Jersey wineries to ship to out-of-state customers; plus, wineries throughout the U.S. can apply for a different license to ship to New Jersey customers. [Asbury Park Press]
L.A. Cochon 555 Winners Announced: Ben Ford of Ford's Filling Station won the nose-to-tail cook-off this Sunday, with dishes like pork belly Benedict and a head cheese hero. [LA Times]
Seattle Man Beats Eating Challenge: After 50 years of no winners, local diner (and competitive eater) Randy Santel finished the 72-ounce steak dinner at the Wedgwood Broiler and won back his $75 deposit. [Seattle Post Intelligencer]