The Morning Brew: Thursday, 5.22




As expected, President Bush vetoed the farm bill. However, the bill passed both the House and the Senate with enough votes to override a veto. (AP)

Even record crop production won't bring down food costs, according to a new UN report. (Guardian)

Last week's immigration raid on an Iowa slaughterhouse may lead to a shortage of kosher meat. (Washington Post)

Stressed-out monkeys are more likely to binge eat, a new study finds. (ABC News)

Would man-made meat, as PETA and others are advocating, really help the environment? (Slate)

-Ian Froeb

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