Weekly Media Mix:

Staff Writer
Some of the week's biggest food and drink stories
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Arthur Bovino

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Every Friday, The Daily Byte's Weekly Media Mix rounds up some of the week's big food stories.

Politics
• The Humane Society and United Egg Producers are partnering in support of passing the first ever federal regulations for the treatment of farmed animals. [HuffPo]
• House Republicans are resisting the Obama administration's attempts to curb junk food advertising aimed at children. [USA]

Restaurants
• Pat and Gina Neely are teaming up with Chopped champion Wade Burch to open Neely's Barbecue Parlor in Manhattan next Wednesday. [GS]
• Sam Sifton awards two stars to Andrew Carmellini's The Dutch. [NYT]

Health
• A new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Trust for America's Health names Mississippi the nation's fattest state for the seventh year running. [HuffPo]
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Events
• The first ever New York Dîner en Blanc will take place on August 25th at a yet-to-be disclosed Manhattan location. [NYT]

Press
• Jonathan Gold pinpoints the ten worst food trends of 2011, in his opinion. [Sunset]

Industry
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Entertainment
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Shame of the Week
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Video
• Mexican pop sensations Jesse & Joy's new stop-motion music video is made entirely of cookies. [Vimeo]

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