Chemicals in Plastic In Food and More News

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In today's Media Mix, 'tuna scrape,' plus restaurant business gains

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

'Tuna Scrape' is the New 'Pink Slime': In the midst of food poisoning outbreaks linked to spicy tuna, the FDA warns of "tuna scrape," the "tuna backmeat, which is specifically scraped off from the bones, and looks like a ground product." [NPR/ Salt]

Lottery Winner on Food Stamps Charged: A Michigan woman who continued receiving food stamps after winning a $1 million lottery is charged with welfare fraud. [Washington Post]

Chicago Food Trucks Smell Change: New ordinances are in the works to better serve Chicago food trucks, but some owners are worried that a restauranteur's involvement could damage their chances for fair regulations. [Chicago Tribune]

More Restaurant Diners Despite Price Increases: Customers visited restaurant chains even as prices rose towards the end of 2011, new research says. [Restaurant News]

Plastic Chemicals End Up In Food: Traces of chemicals found in plastic food packaging are in the food supply, researchers say, causing greater concern for public health. [Washington Post]