The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 4.2



A potential upside to rising food costs: Will it force us to eat better? (New York Times)

California legislators are working on a law to punish slaughterhouses for processing "downer" cattle, the meat at the heart of the Westland/Hallmark recall. (San Jose Mercury News)

Japan will study whether cloned animals produce safe food. (Reuters)

A new study finds that bacon, sausage and other processed meats -- basically, the stuff that makes life worth living -- increases your risk of bowel cancer by 20%. (The Press Association)

-Ian Froeb

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.