World's First Weight-Loss Perfume and More News

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In today's Media Mix, Johns Hopkins deans supports Meatless Mondays, plus London restaurants are completely deserted
Media Mix
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The Daily Meal brings you the biggest news from the food world.

Perfume to Help Lose Weight: A new fragrance called Prends Moi (with bergamot, mandarin, and grapefruit notes) supposedly makes people less likely to snack, while slimming down wearers with a "slimming complex" of caffeine, carnitine, and spirulina. [Daily Mail]

Todd English's Ex Caught in Sticky Situation: Erica Wang, who English left at the altar in 2009, was busted for stealing $52,000 worth of clothing from Ralph Lauren, where she works. She was also caught stealing from Bergdorf in 2004, the Post says. Yikes. [NY Post]

Greek Yogurt Bars a Trend: With the opening of Chobani's café and Pinkberry's new breakfast line, it's safe to say that more yogurt bars are on the way. [USA Today]

London Restaurants Empty Out for Olympics: Apparently, all the shops and theaters have completely emptied (with traffic dropping a third) due to the games. [Daily Mail]

Johns Hopkins Dean Disappointed in USDA: The dean of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health expresses his disappointment of the USDA's revocation of their Meatless Monday endorsement. [Newswise]