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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.

April 23, 2014

 

panera bread

Fast Food: Evolve Or Get Left Behind

Millennials hold a significant amount of buying power, which can make or break fast food restaurants.

January 14, 2014

Better At Home 

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Better Than Fast Food Chicken Nuggets

If you have family members who love fast food chicken nuggets or those packaged nuggets from the freezer aisle, guess what -- they're going to love these!

December 18, 2013

Faster Food 

toll road

Food So Fast You Don’t Even Have To Stop And Pay

Five Staten Island Wendy's are testing technology that allows cars to pay for fast food using hands-free technology mounted on the windshield.

November 13, 2013

Let's Move! 

sesame street

Let’s Move! Teams Up With Sesame Street

The Let's Move! campaign has announced Sesame Street characters will promote produce to children. Will it work?

November 7, 2013

Know Your Food 

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All Chain Restaurant Menus Will Include Calories

A new provision in the health care law mandates chain restaurants to post the calories in each menu item.

October 16, 2013

Cheap food 

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45 Percent Of Indiana Fast Food Workers Receive Public Aid

More than half of the nation’s fast food workers use public aid programs to support their families according to a new labor study released Tuesday.

August 30, 2013

McPicketline 

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Nationwide Fast Food Strike ‘Largest To Date’

A nearly year-old movement to increase wages in the fast food industry spread to 50 cities with yesterday's strike.

August 2, 2013

Would You Like Benefits With That? 

A striker holds a sign in Chicago

Fast Food Workers ‘Fed Up’ As Strikes Spread

A wave of protests and walkouts is hitting fast food restaurants across the country this week.

July 24, 2013

New Beginnings 

Colonel Sanders

KFC Retires Colonel Sanders

In a new era of fast food marketing, the Colonel is not invited to KFC's hipper and healthier-looking stores.

May 17, 2013

Strike Three! And Four! And Five! 

Neon McDonald's sign

Fast Food Strikes Spread To More Major US Cities

Milwaukee, St. Louis and Detroit have joined the list of cities where fast food workers have struck for $15/hour wages and the right to unionize.

May 14, 2013

Don't tell Jared  

Neon signage for a Subway restaurant

Easy To Eat As Many Calories At Subway As McDonald’s

A new study has found that Subway patrons eat about as many calories as those who go to McDonald's.

April 26, 2013

Strike Again! 

A woman with a megaphone leads strike calls in front of a Chicago McDonaldâs.

Fast Food Strike: Chicago

Twenty days after New York fast food employees struck for higher wages, a group of Chicago workers have taken the torch.

January 10, 2013

Nature And Nurture 

A brown mouse looking cutely suspicious

Genes Play Key Role In Mouse Obesity

A new study suggests that alongside diet, exercise and environment, genetics may be a significant factor in whether or not we become obese.

January 9, 2013

Stop Shop And Eat 

McDonald's Wal-Mart

More Fast Food Appearing In Exisiting Stores

Super stores -- could they be fast food's next frontier?

November 30, 2012

Would You Like A Raise With That? 

close up french fries

Fast Food Workers Strike In NYC

Following in the footsteps of Wal-Mart employees who struck on Black Friday, fast food workers in New York City staged a walkout early Thursday morning.

November 9, 2012

Fast Food Flop? 

mcdonalds trashed cup

McDonald’s Sales Dip For First Time In Nearly A Decade

McDonald's has enjoyed a steady increase in profits since 2003 -- until last month.

October 8, 2012

Food With Integrity 

A protest sign rests against the tree. The sign is red and shaped like a tomato, and it reads

Chipotle Commits to Fair, Fresh Tomatoes

Chipotle has ended a six-year feud with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers by agreeing to buy tomatoes from Florida farms that pay fair wages to employees.

September 12, 2012

A Step Forward? 

sunset behind golden arches mcdonalds

McDonald’s Will Post Calorie Counts On Menus

Ahead of federally-mandated menu changes, McDonald's is voluntarily posting nutritional information alongside menu items.

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