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Mars Pledges $1 Billion to Fight Climate Change

Plus, restaurant kicks out pregnant woman for wearing crop top and more intel

Candy Maker Mars To Raise Price Of M&M's And Other Chocolate Candies Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images
  • A pregnant woman in Washington was told to leave a restaurant for wearing a crop top. Apparently she broke their “no shoes, no shirt, no service” policy.
  • The TimesKim Severson takes a look at the state of school lunch under President Trump. Turns out some regulations have been loosened (schools can serve 1 percent fat flavored milks now) but not much has changed or is expected to change. Most of the improvements happening with school lunch right now are occurring at the local level, with the help of involved chefs and parents.
  • Popeye’s still has one location of an all-you-can-eat fried chicken buffet and it looks pretty spectacular.
  • Candy giant Mars pledged to spend $1 billion over the next few years in efforts to fight climate change. It is one of the many companies that signed a petition urging President Trump to maintain the Paris Agreement. Its chief sustainability officer told Business Insider the company would invest in renewable energy (it will have totally wind-powered operations in 11 countries by next year), sustainable food sourcing, action groups and coalitions, and helping farmers change the way they grow crops and increasing their income.
  • Salt Bae is in a weird promo for the Netflix show Narcos.
  • Hmmm, maybe don’t though?

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