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CNBC reports that the "Gilroy Garlic Fries" being tested at some McDonald's in the San Francisco area have proven to be so successful that the company, after just two weeks, is now "experiencing a temporary shortage of supplies." It could take a few weeks for the McDonald's store gets restocked.

The garlic fries are part of McDonald's broader effort to expand its menu selections while not veering too far from its core identify.

They better not fix the problem with garlic from someplace other than Gilroy...


• The Wall Street Journal reports that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is kicking off "a review of the 1990s official definition of 'healthy' at the urging of food companies and lawmakers.

"The regulator is planning to ask the public as well as food experts for comment on what should be the modern definition of healthy, setting off a process that could take years to complete. But the decision to redefine the term marks a major step in the FDA’s effort to catch up to changing ideas about health and eating habits ..."
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