New Bill Would Mandate E. Coli Testing; Is Salt Reduction the Next Health Trend?

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• A new bill in the Senate would require companies to test their ground beef for E. coli. [NYT]

• Gordon Ramsay's British show The F Word is not doing very well in the ratings. [Guide Girl]

• Consumer-trend tracking company Mintel predicts that sodium reduction will be the next big health fad. [Reuters]

• Ruth West, the founder of Ruthie's, has passed away at 75. [Local/NYT]

• Flooding at the Atlanta Eggo factory means a future shortage of the frozen waffles. [NYDN]