McDonald's Sales Flatline and More News

In today's Media Mix, iced tea may cause kidney stones, plus Papa John's controversy
Media Mix
Arthur Bovino

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

McDonald's July Sales Stagnant: The flat-lined sales is the fast-food chain's worst performance in nine years. [Reuters]

Iced Tea May Cause Kidney Stones: A new study shows that iced tea contains high amounts of the chemical oxalate, which can lead to kidney stones. [New York Daily News]

Papa John's the New Chick-fil-A?: Controversial statements from the CEO of Papa John's are making big waves with Obamacare supporters — and not in a good way. [Christian Science Monitor]

Could Food Prices Kill the Economy? Rising prices of wheat, corn, and soybeans could hurt the global economy and its recovery. [TIME]

New York's Barolo Restaurant Files Bankruptcy: The Soho restaurant, popular with celebrities and tourists alike, filed for more than $10 million in bankruptcy, claiming it faces eviction. [Bloomberg]