The Morning Brew: Tuesday, 10/16



Today is World Food Day, which is not, alas, an excuse for everyone to feast on their favorite dishes. Instead, it's a reminder that not everyone is fortunate enough to have the resources to debate eating locally vs. globalization, seek out the best Philly cheesesteak or make fun of Hardee's. (AFP)

Some 854 million people, or about one in seven, lack sufficient food, according to the Rome-based [Food and Agricultural Organization].

A scientist looks at the genetic factors that cause people to equate food with pleasure, thus contributing to obesity. (UPI)

-Ian Froeb