Pink Slime Maker Officially Closes 3 Factories and More News

In today's Weekly Media Mix, a kid falls into fast food greast, plus Lidia Bastianich sued over tip skimming
Media Mix
Arthur Bovino

Media Mix

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

Scandal
• Lidia Bastianich was hit with a tip-skimming lawsuit today, with allegations of tip skiming at Felidia. [NY Post]

Celebrity Quotes
• Andrew Zimmern says all those Bizarre Foods knockoffs are "embarrassing." [Food Republic]

Stuff Of Your Nightmares
• A five-year-old girl fell into a hidden "grease vat" in a Sonic restaurant, completely engulfed in fast food grease. She's fine, other than grease in her ears. [The Leaf-Chronicle]

Pink Slime
• Beef Products, Inc. has announced the official closing of three factories, which were just suspended before. About 650 jobs will be lost when the factories close May 25. [AP]

Obesity
• According to The Daily Beast, Memphis is actually the nation's fattest city. [The Daily Beast]

Politics
• What's up with the lack of agricultural child labor law reform? [NY Times]