Food and Drink

The newest pizza wars

Jeremy Hobson and Jeff Horwich Jun 20, 2012
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Food and Drink

The newest pizza wars

Jeremy Hobson and Jeff Horwich Jun 20, 2012
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The battle of the slice never seems to end — every month seems to bring new improved crusts, more cheese, and some 3-for-1 deal.

But pizza chains are also fighting back — in Washington — against proposed menu labeling plans that would say how many calories are in that deep dish triple-meat treat.

Here to talk with us in today’s Mid-day Extra is Alicia Kelso, editor of PizzaMarketplace.com. She joins us from Louisville, Kentucky — home of Papa Johns and Yum Brands!, which owns Pizza Hut.

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