The Morning Brew: Tuesday, 8/14



More data on the dramatic rise of food prices. From June 2006 to June 2007, for example, the cost of eggs rose 19.5%. (Kansas City Star)

A new outbreak of hoof-and-mouth disease in Great Britain. (Guardian)

Also in Great Britain: What will happen if you drink seven double espressos in one day? You might end up in the hospital. (Guardian)

Finally, from Gut Check's So Strange It Must Be True Department: Gwyneth Paltrow will host a cooking show. In Spain. With Mario Batali. Even though she doesn't eat red meat, fruit or sugar. We'll still watch. (New Zealand Herald)

-Ian Froeb