The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 5.28

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Could the proposed InBev takeover of Anheuser-Busch lead to more consolidation in the beer biz? (Bloomberg)

In spite of the food crisis, Congress has diverted money from research programs into protecting crops from disease into earmarks. (AP)

Mexico takes steps to address the crisis, cutting important tariffs for key foods. (BBC News)

FDA inspectors have trouble working on food-safety efforts in China. (AP)

J.R. Simplot, the man who pioneered the frozen French fry, has died. (New York Times)

-Ian Froeb

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