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Move over chicken— This year, as part of their Lobsterfest promotion, Red Lobster has debuted Lobster and Waffles. Get ‘em while they’re hot; they won’t be around forever. They’d prefer water— Constellation Brands, brewer of Corona and Modelo (among others) is building a plant in Mexicali, where the struggle for water is all too real. Back to Nature— Farmers are beginning to (once again) embrace biodiversity as a way to increase crop yields and reduce pesticide use… and the bees rejoice. Snack Boom!— Americans are snacking more now than ever before and it has become big business. What’s on the snack menu? Let Redbook give you hand. Finally— Once again José Andres shows us why he’s the man.