On Monday's edition of Investor Beat, host Alison Southwick and Motley Fool One analyst Jason Moser take a look at the hardest-hitting investing stories on the market today.

Food-service provider SYSCO (NYSE:SYY) announced today that it will buy rival US Foods, creating what is being described as a food distribution giant that could generate $65 billion in annual revenue. But when it comes to what American's are eating, is Sysco the way to invest? In the lead story on today's Investor Beat, Jason explains the drivers of the food industry, and where he's steering as an investor.

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