Prisoner Fights for Kosher Food and More News

In today's Media Mix, Red Lobster targets non-seafood eaters, plus funding problems for the FDA
Arthur Bovino

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

Jewish Prisoner Fights for Kosher Food: An inmate in Texas says his freedom of religion has been violated because his prison has not given him kosher food. [Reuters]

Red Lobster Goes Turf Over Surf: The Darden Restaurants chain is adding more non-seafood items to the menu. [Bizjournals]

Food Safety Laws Have No Money: The FDA chief says that a lack of funding has made the newest food safety laws nearly impossible to implement. [Chicago Tribune]

Minibar by José Andrés Reopens: After a summer hiatus, minibar will open in a new location in Washington, D.C. [Washington Post]

Marcus Samuelsson and Chefs Join LinkedIn: The new LinkedIn Today lets you follow "food influencers," like Samuelsson, for advice and insight. [Linkedin Today]