The Morning Brew: Tuesday, 7.8

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The G8 summit begins with world leaders expressing optimism about the world economy -- but calling for cuts to subsidies and tariffs that are driving up food costs. (AP)

The G8 leaders must be optimistic about the economy: They enjoyed an 8-course dinner yesterday, sparking some controversy. (Daily Telegraph)

Among the attendees at the 8-course dinner was U.K. Prime Minister Gordon Brown, who yesterday also called on Britons to waste less food. (BBC News)

The USDA faults a Nebraska meatpacker's response to possible E. coli contamination. (AP)

- Ian Froeb

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