The Morning Brew: Friday, 8.22




The FDA approves irradiation as a food-safety technique for producers of spinach and iceberg lettuce. (New York Times)

More on the fake restaurant that won a Wine Spectator award, including the magazine's response. (Los Angeles Times)

Two teenagers test the DNA of the sushi at New York City restaurants -- and find mislabeled fish. (AP)

Gee. I can't imagine "bikini baristas" ever causing any problems.... Thankfully, these baristas were ready. (

- Ian Froeb

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