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U.S. Army Abandons Unpopular Beret for Patrol Cap -- The uniform change applies to 1.32 million soldiers -- including 566,473 active-duty troops -- and goes into effect immediately. The new headwear comes with a lower price: a beret costs $11.90, while a patrol cap is only $6.50.

Still won't eat it...but good job, Golden Arches.
McDonald's super-sizes sustainable fish procurement -- People in McDonald's procurement jobs will be buying fish from sustainable sources following a commitment announced by the restaurant chain. The fast food company has said customers in Europe will be able to purchase Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified fish from October this year.

Kellogg Receives Bacteria Warning -- The Food and Drug Administration warned Kellogg Co. about bacteria and substandard production procedures at a food manufacturing plant in Augusta, Ga., a setback for the food company that has tried to mend a supply chain that has faced several major recalls recently.

Why Peter Thiel Is Wrong To Pay Students to Drop Out -- Stanford Law School grad, Peter Thiel, wants to pay college students to drop out. If typical venture capital odds apply, about 22 of the 24 people who took his $100,000 inducement to drop out and spend two years working in a start-up will fail to build a successful company. For their sake, let's hope the schools will let them back in.

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