Today’s quick hits, May 23, 2024

Chavez-DeRemer opponent set: Democrats in western Oregon nominated state Rep. Janelle Bynum to oppose first-term Rep. Lori Chavez-DeRemer, a Republican member of the House Agriculture Committee. Bynum defeated Chavez-DeRemer in legislative races in 2016 and 2018. (Sabato’s Crystal Ball)

Cultivated sashimi: Israel-based Wanda Fish said it had developed bluefin tuna toro sashimi through cellular cultivation and technology “to induce native fat formation in bluefin tuna cells” and match the buttery taste of wild-caught tuna. (Food Safety News)

Bird flu in Australia: Authorities said that the nation’s first case of human infection with the H5N1 bird flu virus involved a child they believe was infected in India and who has made a full recovery. (Reuters)

Ice cream winners: In a survey conducted ahead of National Ice Cream Month in July, Americans named vanilla and chocolate as their favorite flavors. (IDFA)