The Morning Brew: Friday, 5.23




Japan's plan to donate excess rice to nations severely affected by the food crisis might cause a trade dispute with the U.S. (New York Times)

Lord, help us all: Whole Foods CEO John Mackey is blogging again. (Grub Street)

Is fasting the key to beating jet lag? (BBC News)

Good beer news: Ethanol made from waste beer donated by Coors will fuel the motor pool at this summer's Democratic convention. (Denver Post)

Bad beer news: Beer consumption may increase how quickly pancreatic cancer develops. (U.S. News & World Report)

-Ian Froeb

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