The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 8/15

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The FTC claims that Whole Foods plans to shut down 30 Wild Oats stores if a judge allows Whole Foods' proposed takeover of its rival to occur. (AP)

Wait! Whole Foods says the FTC's claim is based on proprietary information not meant to be made public. Whole Foods also says it can't make any decisions on closing Wild Oats stores until the merger is complete. (Reuters)

The judge in the case is expected to rule soon. And then, I hope, we can all move on with our lives.

The possible new outbreak of hoof-and-mouth disease in Great Britain? False alarm. (Guardian)

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A nice look at the recent history of bison meat in the United States. (New York Times)

One great point the article makes: If you don't like your meat rare or medium-rare, you probably shouldn't eat bison. But if you do -- yum.

-Ian Froeb

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