McDonald's Dumps Heinz and More News

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In today's Media Mix, Guy Fieri's cruise, plus Gloria Estefan's restaurant sued

The major fast-food chain has dropped the ketchup brand.

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McDonald's Drops Heinz: Today in major food label drama, McDonald's has announced that it will stop serving Heinz ketchup, after former Burger King head Bernardo Hees was announced as Heinz's chief executive. How high school. [BBC]

Guy Fieri's Cruise: The celebrity chef took his family on a cruise and naturally they made a Food Network special out of it. [Carnival]

Jack Daniel's Lawsuit: The whiskey-maker has filed legal action against Popcorn Sutton's Tennessee White Whiskey, saying the square bottle and logo are "confusingly similar" to Jack Daniel's. [Yahoo]

Nestlé Shutting Down Meat Factory: Nestlé will shut down a French frozen meal plant, after sales dropped (partially thanks to that horse meat scandal). [Food Navigator]

Gloria Estefan's Restaurant Sued: A woman who slipped and fell at Gloria Estefan's Bongos Cuban Café in Miami is suing the restaurant and company for "more than $15,000," claiming "bodily injury, pain, physical handicap, disfigurement, mental pain and suffering, loss of income, and loss of capacity to enjoy life." [Grub Street]

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