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Lunch Room Chatter: McDonald’s goes green

* Strawberries, sugar, walnuts: They’re pretty staple ice cream ingredients. But how about cicadas? (NPR)

* The number of food-poisoning cases caused by salmonella has increased 10 percent in recent years. (WaPo)

* McDonald’s Filet-O-Fish may still have 380 calories, but at least it will be sustainably caught. (Chicago Tribune)

* Nathan Myhrvold, of “Modernist Cuisine” fame, claims he has perfected the hamburger. It involves preparing the patty sous vide. Of course. (HuffPo)

* Raise the price of tomatoes by one cent per pound to help farmers? Some supermarket chains don’t like the idea. (Zester Daily)

* Are you fed up with Kate Middleton? Well, then read about her favorite barkeep instead. (Daily Telegraph)

* Georgetown Cupcake keeps moving farther and farther from its point of origin. (Eater)

* Joan Luther, a prominent Hollywood restaurant publicist whose clients once included Michel Richard, died Monday. (LA Times)

* When good ice cream trucks go bad. (Smithsonian Magazine)


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