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Lightning Round: Quaker Oats and Celebrity Vodka

What else has been happening on the web this week? Time for a weekend link round-up!
 Lightning Round: Quaker Oats and Celebrity Vodka
 
 
  • The Quaker Oats mascot trims down with a facelift and a haircut. ~ Jezebel
  • Celebrity alcohol alert! Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas is launching Voli, a low-calorie vodka line, and took to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon to show it off. ~ Daily Mail
  • Celebrity weirdness: Alicia Silverstone (of Clueless and The Kind Diet fame) received a media firestorm for pre-chewing food for her son Bear Blu and feeding him like a baby bird. ~ Gawker
  • Marion Nestle recommends new must-read books covering organic farming and the revival of urban agriculture. ~ The Atlantic
  • The Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America’s Asma Ahad talks about opportunities for growth in the halal food market. ~ Food Navigator USA
  • Which alcoholic drinks are the healthiest? Lifehacker has the scoop. ~ Lifehacker
  • L.A. Weekly explores what Mexicans actually eat versus what people think they eat. We are shocked that so many would forget about enchiladas – although we suppose that just means more for us. ~ L.A. Weekly
  • It may not inspire us to put down our phone at every juncture just yet, but this scathing (and hilarious) takedown of food photography obsessions may at least give us second thoughts. ~ Eater


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