The Morning Brew: 6.24

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Where does a person convicted of fraud, corruption, and conspiracy go after serving his three and a half year prison term? Why, into pizza marketing, of course! Huffington Post reports that former lobbyist Jack Abramoff is working for a pizza joint in Baltimore that routinely hires people from halfway houses. He's learning the business with an eye towards marketing.

Time for an unhappy meal! According to the Los Angeles Times, the Center for Science in the Public Interest is suing McDonald's, claiming the plastic toys in kids meals into eating unhealthy food, comparing the fast food giant to "the stranger in the playground handing out candy to children"

Thank to Ian for this follow-up to yesterday's lion burger news. Turns out, the lions might not be as free-range farmed as the Arizona restaurant owner said he believed. Some CNN investigating linked the lion meat to a company that sells lion skins and ditches the meat as a byproduct.

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