GE Recalls Dishwashers and More News

In today's Weekly Media Mix, a burger to fight the foie gras ban, plus London restaurateur charges mayor 90,000 pounds
Media Mix
Arthur Bovino

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

Restaurants
Michael Taus chats with Grub Street about his time at Charlie Trotter's and his success. [Grub Street]

Industry
GE has voluntarily recalled 1.3 million dishwashers (Hotpoint®, GE® and GE Profile™, GE Eterna™ and GE Adora™). [GE]

Olympics
A London restaurateur has charged the mayor £90,000 for an 80 percent drop in business ever since the games started. [Eater]

International
Pepsi is joining Coca-Cola and re-entering distribution in Burma. [BBC]

Odd News
The hot dog stands handing out free vibrators were shut down Wednesday due to crowds. Best quote: "Bloomberg doesn’t want anyone to have fun. You can’t have a giant soda. You can’t have a vibrator." [NY Post]

Foie Gras
Yep, protests are still going on, this time in the form of a "Shut the Duck Up" burger in Orange County. [FoodBeast]

Politics
USDA has revealed new measure to help stop food stamp fraud. [AP]

Trends
Corporate food trucks, like Sizzler, Taco Bell, and Applebee's trucks are rolling out, meaning trucks have now jumped the shark. [HuffPo]