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Ravi Bangaroo 

The Daily Dish: May 2, 2016

Dishing out the latest and greatest in food news
The Daily Dish 5.2.16
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“Breastfeeding Welcome Here” signs are popping up all over Decatur, Georgia, thanks to high school senior Sophie Mumper. Her senior project is aimed at de-stigmatizing public breastfeeding. To help accomplish this, she has approached dozens of restaurants and distributed “Breastfeeding Welcome Here” signs from the Georgia Breastfeeding Coalition. The coalition says though Georgia law allows women to breastfeed anywhere in public, the reality is that many mothers face backlash from establishments, and there are no legal repercussions for these matters. 
 
Now there’s even more reason to love your ugly fruits and vegetables. According to orchardist Eliza Greenmann, an informal study of her produce found that bruised apples had two to five percent higher sugar content and more antioxidants than their perfect cousins.Studies have already been done to support her claim. Thanks to a 2014 review of more than 300 peer-reviewed studies, we already known that organic produce — which has a higher percentage of ugly fruit — contains less pesticide residue and more antioxidants than factory farm-produced shiny apples and pears.            
 
Weeks after he lost an ill-advised fight to a seventh grader, comedian Katt Williams has been arrested yet again. According to local reports, this time Williams threw a salt shaker at the manager of a restaurant in Atlanta, after his dinner party “was denied preferential seating.” Police then located Williams at a Waffle House nearby and took the comedian into custody without incident. Williams was charged with battery, and released around 12:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 28, after posting bail.
 
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