Paula Deen Extortioner Sentenced and More News
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Paula Deen Extortion Plot: The man who tried to extort $200,000 from Paula Deen, threatening to reveal "publicly damaging information," was sentenced to two years in federal prison. [USA Today]
Junk-Free Checkout: A new campaign asks that checkout lanes get rid of the displays of junk food, which so easily leads to impulse buys. [Food Navigator]
Post Foods Settles Air Violation: The cereal company is paying $2 million in a settlement after investigators found equipment was emitting "volatile organic compounds" without any effort to reduce pollution. [Food Quality News]
McDonald's Bans Saggy Pants: Some Mickey D's in Texas began posting signs that there is "no sagging allowed in this restaurant." [Consumerist]