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2013_3_YellowGrease.jpgIs increased demand for biodiesel leading to rampant and uncontrolled theft of used kitchen oil? Yes, says the Post, which reports that grease thieves called "vultures" or "gypsies" are roaming the streets of New York in unmarked vans and stealing "yellow grease" from unsuspecting restaurants, reselling it on the black market for a dollar a pound. [NYP]