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Food FYI: Consumers have to wait for lower coffee prices

August 08, 2012|By Betty Hallock
  • Coffee prices for consumers won't be dropping anytime soon.
Coffee prices for consumers won't be dropping anytime soon. (Alex Garcia/ Chicago Tribune )

COFFEE COSTS

The average monthly price for a pound of coffee fell 24% in July from a year earlier. But the price drop won't trickle down to customers until next year. [U.S. News]

SPLASH LAB

Watch an IBC root beer bottle shatter to bits through the power of tiny bubbles in a video produced by the Brigham Young University Splash Lab. [Bon Appetit]

OVEN TEMP FALLACIES

Think your oven is at 350 degrees when you set the dial to 350? Nope. It’s anywhere between 330 and 370 degrees -- by design -- and that’s if it’s well calibrated. [Slate]

'OBAMACARE' WON’T KILL WHITE CASTLE

Slider fans: Evidence suggests that White Castle is exaggerating the effect that the Affordable Care Act will have on its profits, jobs and expansion. [Mother Jones]

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