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