Stop & Shop Launches iPad App; Mississippians Are Hefty

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Stop & Shop is testing out an iPad app that lets shoppers scan their wares, bag them, and pay as they browse the aisles no cash registers needed, and no more embarrassment when you check out with ten cartons of Twinkies. [BBJ]

Colorado is the only state with an obesity rate below 20 percent, and Mississippi is the fattest state. [Reuters]

Egg producers and the Humane Society have reached a deal for better conditions for hens: Prepare for egg prices to rise. [NRN]

Prisoners in California have gone on a hunger strike to protest conditions. Maybe they'd prefer vegan meals? [Mercury News]