Rat-Meat Fraud Busted in China and More News

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In today's Media Mix, Sean Brock opening Husk Nashville this month, plus Michael Symon looking at Detroit

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

Rat-Meat Fraud: Reportedly, 904 people have been arrested for allegedly participating in a rat-meat fraud ring, where rat meat and other unknown meats were being sold as mutton. That horsemeat scandal looks pretty good now, doesn't it. [UPI]

Sean Brock's Husk Nashville: The Southern chef's Tennessee expansion will officially open May 20. [Eater]

Michael Symon to Detroit (Again): The chef is bringing his burger joint B Spot to Detroit, serving the Lola burger with a fried egg, bacon, pickled red onions, Cheddar, and mayo. [Crains Detroit]

Korean Southern Food: A look at Edward Lee's Korean Southern food cookbook. [NPR]

Food Fraud Up by 60 Percent, Report FindsFood Frauds in Your Grocery StoreHorse Meat Found In UK 'All-Beef' BurgersUK Burger King Admits It May Have Served Horse Meat Burgers (Oops!)

'Chef' Gets Director: That Bradley Cooper film about a chef returning after rehab now has a director: John Wells. [Deadline]