3+ Another food fight
California Democrats want to change the state constitution to safeguard a right that is already firmly protected across the state, just in case the U.S. Supreme Court decides to do away with it.
Staying in the FAST Lane: An Overview of New 2023 Employment Laws for California Franchisors and Franchisees
JD Supra 2/14
Each New Year in California comes with several new laws that impact the workplace, including those in the franchising industry.
Food Industry Policy
Big Pork Producers Just Can’t Quit Gestation Crates
Yahoo! Finance 2/15
(Bloomberg) — Professor John McGlone of Texas Tech University trekked to Manitoba, Canada, in the dead of winter to warn hundreds of local pork farmers that the way they did business was about to change.
Coronavirus Today: Outdoor dining in jeopardy
Los Angeles 2/14
Good evening. I’m Karen Kaplan, and it’s Tuesday, Feb. 14. Happy Valentine’s Day! Here’s the latest on what’s happening with the coronavirus in California and beyond.
On the Side
Trust the Sushi Chef
Comstock’s Magazine 2/15
Chef Tim Wong’s omakase begins with a tartare of toro, the fat-marbled belly of bluefin tuna, crowned with opalescent globes of osetra caviar.
Chipotle Mexican Grill to launch new spinoff, Farmesa Fresh Eatery, in a ghost kitchen
Chipotle Mexican Grill is launching a new spinoff, called Farmesa Fresh Eatery, in a California ghost kitchen.