The Morning Brew: Tuesday, 10/2



Does the recall of 21.7 million pounds of ground beef for possible E. coli contamination suggest something more sinister about our food supply? (USA Today)

Our old friend Secretary of Health and Human Services Michael Leavitt continues to push the idea that technology, not more inspections, will improve the safety of imported food. (Washington Post)

A one-man crusade to ban eating contests. Dude's my new hero. (Eagle-Tribune)

Why should we ban eating contests? Because the U.S. has twice as many obese people as Europe, that's why. (Reuters)

-Ian Froeb