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January 25, 2012

Open 24 Hours 

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Fast Food When You Want It, At All Hours

McDonald's reported an 11 percent increase in profits, and they're thanking the late-night eater and early riser.

January 5, 2012

Questionable Meat 

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Ammonia-Treated Beef Pulled From School Lunches, Fast Food

Beef Products, Inc. discovered injecting waste meat with ammonia killed dangerous germs, making it safe to eat. That made it an economical option for fast food.

December 2, 2011

Happy Meals? 

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Despite Ban, Toys Offered With Happy Meals In San Francisco

To combat childhood obesity, San Fransisco banned toys included with high-fat children's meals. McDonald's decided to sell them for 10 cents each instead.

November 28, 2011

Inhumane Eggs 

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McDonald’s Drops Egg Supplier After Inhumane Treatment

Animals rights advocates were appalled after undercover video was released showing inhumane treatment at a top egg supplier.

August 25, 2011

Food-Centric 

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Eat Fresh… At Burger King?

Burger King announced Thursday it would introduce oatmeal and focus on presenting a "food-centric" campaign.

July 27, 2011

Fast Food Nation 

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More Apples, Less Fries: New Look For McDonald’s Happy Meals

With a smaller portion of fries and apple slices automatically included, McDonald's is trying to make its Happy Meals healthy (relatively speaking).

July 22, 2011

Fast Food Nation 

Box Of Fast Food Toys

Fast Food Nation: One Mother’s Perspective

I initially applauded the decision by Jack in the Box to remove toys from kids meals, but when you peel back the layers you see that this is just a PR move.

May 25, 2011

Fast Food Nation 

Ronald McDonald Sitting On A Bench

Send In The Clown: Should Ronald McDonald Retire?

A group of health professionals is pressuring McDonald's to stop marketing towards children by using their iconic clown.

April 12, 2011

Fast Food Ban 

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The Big Apple Wants To Ban Toys In Fast Food Meals

Could banning toy giveaways reduce the allure of fast food restaurants for kids?

February 25, 2011

Healthy Fast Food 

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Former McDonald’s Executives Open Healthy Fast-Food Restaurant

LYFE Kitchen will offer fast and casual dining without any butter, cream, or high-fructose corn syrup.

December 31, 2010

Top Headlines 

Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act

2010 In Food News

In 2010 consumers balanced mistrust of big government with a desire to have safer and healthier food, especially for children.

November 5, 2010

Fast Food 

Happy Meal

Taking The ‘Happy’ Out Of McDonald’s Happy Meals?

San Francisco bans McDonald's happy meal in an effort to promote healthy food choices in children.

June 23, 2010

Marketing Health 

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McDonald’s May Face Lawsuit Over Happy Meal Toys

A consumer advocacy group is threatening to sue McDonald's for marketing unhealthy food to children.

April 1, 2010

Marketing To Children 

Ronald McDonald with little girl

After 50 Years, A Campaign To Retire Ronald McDonald

The battle to fight childhood obesity in the U.S. has raised questions about Ronald McDonald's role as a marketing tactic intended to target young children.

February 24, 2010

Food Advertising 

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“Eat Like An Olympic Athlete”…At McDonald’s?

McDonald's new commercials suggests that Olympic athletes, whose career depends on the health and fitness of their bodies, eat Big Macs and chicken nuggets.

July 14, 2009

Childhood Obesity 

A bowl of yogurt and fruit.

Obesity Epidemic: Kids Eating More Yogurt, Less French Fries

Great news? Studies find that child obesity rates are stabilizing and kids are making healthier food choices.

June 23, 2009

Movie Review 

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After Food, Inc.: Will Anything Really Change?

With the Internet buzzing about Food, Inc., Cory Barker wonders what (if anything) will come of its release.

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