Restaurant Settles $1M Wrongful Death Lawsuit and More News

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In today's Media Mix, Olympian blames pot-laced food for ejection, plus modified corn raises concerns
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The Daily Meal's Media Mix brings you the biggest news around the food world.

Husk Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit: In a pricy $1 million lawsuit, the Charleston, S.C. restaurant agreed to settle in regards to a drunk driving accident last winter. [Eater]

Olympian Thrown Out of Games Because of Pot-Laced Food: Nick Delpopolo, the American competing in judo, claims that he accidentally ate pot-laced food, and was then thrown out of the Olympic games. [ESPN]

GM Corn Raises Concerns: Made by the biotech company Monsato, the modified corn's first crop has environmental and public health advocates concerned. [Chicago Tribune]

Fast-Food Restaurants Extend Hours: In order to stay competitive, McDonald's and other fast-food chains have opened more 24-hour restaurants. [Business Journals]

Food Network Star Creates Online Weight Loss Show: Dimitri Verteouris, from Food Networks' Fat Chef, has his own weight loss show debuting online. [New York Daily News]