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October 22, 2015


KFC in Shihezi

Yum Brands Creates Chinese Spinoff

Unable to rebound from scandals, Yum Brands has decided to split into a separate entity in China.

September 23, 2015



Obesity Rates Climb, But Fast Food Not Alone In Blame

According to a couple new reports, obesity rates in every state in America top 20 percent, while one-third of U.S. children are consuming fast food daily.

July 22, 2015


Fast food strike

Wage Increase Expected For New York’s Fast-Food Employees

After over two years of rallying, New York fast-food workers will likely see a significant increase in their hourly wage.

July 17, 2015


A convenience store advertises gas and food

Study Says Links Between Obesity And Food Deserts Are Thin

A new study reveals “little evidence” for a correlation between obesity and a person’s local food environment.

June 10, 2015


A doughnut decorated with multicolored sprinkles

Dunkin’ Donuts Opens Door For Delivery

To the dismay of health advocates, Dunkin' Donuts is the latest fast food chain to consider home delivery services.

June 3, 2015


KFC China

KFC Sues Chinese Companies Over Social Media Rumors

KFC, still reeling from a 2014 food scandal in China, is fighting back to protect its reputation against social media rumors.

May 6, 2015


panera bread

Panera Cuts ‘Fake Food’ From Its Menu

Dubbed the "No No List," Panera has decided to eliminate over 150 ingredients from its menu by 2016.

May 5, 2015


McDonald's Taiwan

McDonald’s To Change Financial Structure Globally

McDonald's annouced it will restructure its global business to create a "modern, progressive burger company," according to CEO Steve Easterbrook.

March 11, 2015



SXSW SouthBites Is Back With Slow And Fast Food

McDonald's involvement in this year's SXSW SouthBites Interactive conference is turning heads.

January 29, 2015


McDonald's sign

McDonald’s CEO Steps Down

Don Thompson is officially retiring, but many speculate pressure from investors helped make the decision.

January 25, 2015


french fries

Potatoes + 18 Additives = McDonald’s Fries

The fast-food giant released a video detailing how their fries are made. It's part of the "Our food. Your questions" campaign.

January 16, 2015



No Carnitas For One-Third Of Chipotle Restaurants

After a routine audit of a pork supplier found they were not meeting humanely raised standards, Chipotle has pulled carnitas from several restaurants.

December 24, 2014


fast food

Fast Food Consumption Negatively Affects Test Scores (Study)

Too much fast food doesn't only harm your body. A new study finds it affects the brains of school students.

December 9, 2014


big mac

McDonald’s Posts Sales Decline For 13th Consecutive Month

Americans are increasingly turning away from the Big Mac and to higher quality, "fast casual" options.

November 19, 2014


mcdonalds fries

Is McDonald’s Just Saying No To GMO Potatoes?

McDonald's released a statement saying the company does not source genetically modified potatoes.

October 20, 2014


TV's Grant Imahara inspecting beef

Will McDonald’s New Media Blitz Reset Its Image?

McDonald’s has launched an aggressive advertising campaign to counter unflattering claims about its food. Will myth-busting restore trust in consumers?

October 7, 2014



McDonald’s Japan To Post First Loss Ever After Food Scare

McDonald's Japan is still reeling from a food safety scandal that erupted when a video surfaced showing suppliers mishandling meat products.

September 4, 2014


Fast food workers striking in New York

Fast-Food Strikers Ready To Risk Arrest

Fast-food workers are staging another round of strikes, this time with plans for widespread civil disobedience to increase pressure for higher wages.

July 22, 2014


Factory workers put chicken meat on an assembly line for processing.

Another Scandal Hits Fast Food Chains In China, Japan

A news report shows McDonald's and Yum! Brands' meat supplier processing expired meat and food that fell on the factory floor.

June 30, 2014


McDonald's french fries, showing salt coating

Stealth Health: Companies Hiding Cuts In Salt, Sugar And Fat

Some food companies are changing recipes behind the scenes to comply with health recommendations, but they're doing it quietly for fear of losing business.

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