Julie Powell, A Corn-Eating Cat, and a Steam Bag Lawsuit

Julie Powell, A Corn-Eating Cat, and a Steam Bag Lawsuit

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Faith Durand
Aug 31, 2009

From litigation to movie commentary to cute animals in this Monday morning's food news. First up: the man who claims he invented the microwave steamer bags in use by frozen food manufacturers is suing to get his rightful credit (and money).

Also, Julie Powell weighs on what Julie & Julia butchered, with a special spotlight on her beloved cat Maxine. Meanwhile another cat shows us all how to eat corn on the cob, since record corn production is causing series price meltdowns in the Midwest.

Indiana man sues food packagers over invention - At the Chicago Tribune.

Julie Powell: What "Julie & Julia" Butchered - At Double X.

Ohio farmers expect near-record corn crop - At the Columbus Dispatch.

Adorable Cat Eats Corn on the Cob - At the LA Times.

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