Eat Less by Dining With Men; Guy Fieri Launches Cruise Ship Eateries

Embattled Four Loko will change its labels again to read something along the lines of "This can has as much alcohol as 4 regular (12 oz. 5 percent alc/vol) beers." [HuffPo]

A coalition of food companies and organizations filed a petition with the FDA requesting that labels be placed on genetically modified foods. Good luck with that. [USAT]

Guy Fieri is launching a chain of eateries on Carnival cruise ships; rumors are also swirling that he'll open a restaurant in New York. Nooooooo ... [Cruise Log/USAT, Fork in the Road/VV]



Here's a new diet tip: Eat in the company of men. In a study, both men and women ate less when dining companions were male. [NPR]

New Yorkbased fashion writer Linda Olle has published a cookbook cum faux memoir about a character named Parsley Cresswell who lives on the UES and (gasp) actually cooks. [DNA Info]

Put down the Oreos: A healthier diet during pregnancy can reduce the risk of birth defects, shows a new study. [NYDN]

Dole has settled 5 lawsuits in the U.S. and 33 (!!) in Nicaragua relating to worker injuries from the agricultural chemical DBCP. [Reuters]