American Fast-Food Chains Invade Russia; Eating Healthy Is (Gasp!) Expensive

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The lowly pickle, now an American staple, was once reviled as a vinegary, garlicky Jewish immigrant import.
[NY Times]

American fast-food chains have invaded Russia, where they can charge quite a bit more for food than in the U.S.
[Business Insider]

The team behind 1Oak in Chelsea will take over the Light Group's 16,000-square-foot JET nightclub at the Mirage in Las Vegas.
[NY Post]

A new study reveals that eating healthy, according to the new MyPlate initiative, can add at least $380 to one's annual grocery bill.
[NBC News]

Kraft Foods has announced that it will split its company in two: one company for its U.S. grocery business and the other for its global snacks portfolio.
[AFP]

New York's new kosher-labeling laws have been approved by the federal government, allowing producers and distributors to manage certification and not the state.
[Reuters]

More than 2,000 people have been arrested and 5,000 businesses shut down as part of a food-safety crackdown in China.
[Wall Street Journal]


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