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Once a relatively cheap cut of meat, the cost of brisket is now soaring in Texas.

Welcome to the afternoon roundup! If it happened in food today, it's news to us. Here are a few stories that have caught our attention.

Celebs: Iggy Azalea was a big fan of Papa John’s. Until a deliveryman allegedly gave out her phone number. After being bombarded with texts and calls, she’s threatening a lawsuit against the pizza giant. You might say that Papa John’s was “begging for it” with that behavior!

BBQ: Beef prices are soaring in Texas. A withering drought has resulted in fewer beef cows, as barbecue popularity reaches an all-time high. Experts are warning that these historically high prices might remain for several years. A “brisket bandit” pilfering thousands of dollars worth of meat isn’t helping matters.

Sweets: You can now have your chocolate…and snort it too? A Belgian chocolatier is selling a cocoa powder-sniffing device that he originally created for a Rolling Stones party. Finally, a way to get some real nose candy at your next party!

Religion: Pope Francis emphasized the "right to food" as fundamental in a video address to 500 experts this weekend. These experts are working on a wide-ranging document — to be presented during Milan's Expo 2015 later this year — aimed at raising awareness and proposing solutions to issues including hunger, obesity and food waste.

Festivals: The Kosher Food & Wine Experience is happening this evening, February 9, at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City. Check out the Kosher Wine Society’s website for more details.