* A Utah man faces charges after eating a living baby rat. (HuffPo)

* The World Bank is encouraging companies in developing nations to buy derivatives to stabilize food prices. (WaPo )

* Do you find food alergy advice confusing? So does everyone else. (Parents)

* Don’t piss off the D’lites Emporium ice cream chain. (Reuters)

* Jonathan Gold will pit Alinea against Noma in a WSJ magazine piece. (HuffPo)

* And Grant Achatz is offering a charity dinner at Alinea. (Chicago Business Journal)