The Morning Brew: Monday, 2.25



A good opinion piece on why, in the wake of the recent recall of 143 million pounds of frozen beef, better inspections aren't enough. (Los Angeles Times)

French President Nicolas Sarkozy wants the United Nations to declare his nation's cuisine part of the world's cultural heritage. Later, Sarkozy has a little trouble at a farm show. (The Times)

Want to fight colony collapse disorder? Consider beekeeping as a hobby. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Thanks to reader Dan D. for sending along this story: A British man dies after trying to best his friends in an unofficial cupcake-eating contest. An early front-runner for the 2008 Darwin Awards. (USA Today)

-Ian Froeb

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