The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 5.21




The USDA has tightened its regulations to keep "downer" cattle from entering the food supply -- the cause of the infamous 143-million-pound Westland/Hallmark recall. (Baltimore Sun)

The FDA holds a hearing on salt in processed foods. (

The theft of used cooking oil from restaurants has become an epidemic! (AP)

The CEO of McDonald's doesn't think much of laws requiring restaurants to post calorie counts. (Wall Street Journal)

New York Times wine writer Eric Asimov on the legacy of Robert Mondavi.

-Ian Froeb