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States With The Most McDonald's, And What It Means

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.15.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

It is worth noting that there is a growing obesity epidemic within the United States.

Two Outstanding Films Not to Miss: 'Belle' and 'Fed Up'

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 07.19.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

Belle is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Belle's lineage affords he...

McDonald's Protesters Arrested Outside Corporate Headquarters

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware & Jillian Berman | Posted 05.23.2014 | Business

OAK BROOK, Ill. -- Police arrested a rabbi and others who took part in a protest on the campus of McDonald's headquarters on Wednesday afternoon. ...

Healthy Role Model: Please LeBron James, Just Do It

Daniel J. Schultz | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniel J. Schultz

Athletes are concerned about their legacies on the playing field, however, imagine if athletes also started to be concerned with the legacies they leave with the foods they endorse?

11 Things You Didn't Know About McDonald's

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.15.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

More than any chain, McDonald's is what you probably think of when you think of the word "behemoth." It's simply massive, and is most likely the only company that just about everybody on earth has heard of.

Jillian Berman

America's Terrible Fast Food Pay Has Gone Global, And Workers Are Fighting Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 05.15.2014 | Business

“It’s nice to see a little bit of America here.” That’s what Sherry Shipley, an American expat living in Vietnam, told USA Today upon the ...

Subway CEO No Longer Thinks Minimum Wage Hike A 'Bad Idea'

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 05.07.2014 | Business

The chief executive of the biggest fast-food chain in the world isn’t worried about a minimum wage hike anymore. In an interview published Wednes...

Fast Food Pulls a Fast One

Michael Winship | Posted 06.30.2014 | Business
Michael Winship

Our tax dollars are subsidizing both the fast-food workers who need the help and the companies' CEOs who don't.

Dave Jamieson

Staggering Income Inequality Found In Fast Food Industry

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business

David Novak, the CEO of YUM! Brands, which owns Taco Bell and KFC, took home more than $22 million last year after exercising stock options, according...

The Richest, Most Powerful Families in the Food Business

Bon Appetit | Posted 06.08.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

Rochelle Bilow We here at Bon Appétit couldn't help but feel a little nostalgic when we heard that the Entenmann's plant in Long Island, N.Y.--in op...

Countries That Have Banned McDonald's

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.15.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

No matter what the reason for refusing to allow McDonald's to set up shop, these countries (at least most of them) are still holding firm against the fast food brand for now.

Subway Worker Allegedy Writes 'Big Mama' On Woman's Lunch

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.14.2014 | Business

She didn't order the rudeness. The lawyer for a California woman who said a Subway employee scrawled humiliating words on her lunch is still waitin...

Hunter Stuart

Many Fast Food Workers Say They're Getting Ripped Off By Their Bosses

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 04.12.2014 | Business

Before she got fed up and quit last month, it wasn't uncommon for Darenisha Mills to keep working after her shift ended at the McDonald's in Pontiac, ...

'You're Definitely Not Worth $15 Per Hour'

William Blueher | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics
William Blueher

It is rare when the ruling class and its fawning admirers in the mainstream media speak openly about how they see the working class. Rich people are aware that we resent hearing them tell us how worthless they think we are.

Faith Leaders Are Standing With Workers to Confront Economic Injustice

Camille Rivera | Posted 06.07.2014 | New York
Camille Rivera

Faith leaders understand that grave economic injustices can no longer be allowed to continue, because they tear apart the fabric of our society.

Is Chipotle The Future Of Fast Food?

Food Riot | Posted 05.21.2014 | Taste
Food Riot

Instead of offering a mountain of processed lunch meats with peaky-looking vegetables, they actually cook food.

The Most Outrageous International Fast-Food Items

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.13.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

We're not exactly sure why these chains feel so compelled to release such outrageously insane offering, but hey, good for them.

McDonald's Is Testing Out Two New Breakfast Items

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 03.10.2014 | Taste

The latest edition of "fast food breakfast wars 2014."

What Happens When A Fast Food Virgin Takes On A Big Mac

Karl Wilder | Posted 05.04.2014 | Taste
Karl Wilder

Why would I need this stuff?

Ten Examples of Welfare for the Rich and Corporations

Bill Quigley | Posted 03.16.2014 | Politics
Bill Quigley

Here are the top 10 examples of corporate welfare and welfare for the rich. There are actually thousands of tax breaks and subsidies for the rich and corporations provided by federal, state and local governments, but these 10 will give a taste.

Tasting Success With Roy Rogers

Bill Marriott | Posted 03.09.2014 | Business
Bill Marriott

In the 1960s, Marriott hotels were expanding and rapidly growing their restaurant business. But they didn't have a nationally recognized brand for these fast food units until a movie star cowboy agreed to rent his name.

Employers vs. Free Markets: Why the U.S. Needs a Minimum Wage Hike

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 02.05.2014 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

The essence of free markets is competition and this applies equally to wages as to prices. In theory the system is fair, but in practice, a handful of major players set the wage level for smaller competitors as well.

Here's Why Fast Food Workers Are Striking This Week

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.06.2013 | Business

Fast food workers earn a median wage of $8.90 per hour. That's slightly more than the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour, but it's way ...

Fast-Food Faux Pas

Linda Larrowe Bergersen | Posted 02.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Larrowe Bergersen

The momentum is building for healthier restaurant menus, but not building fast enough. Unfortunately they follow the guidelines of the media, jumping on what the media hypes, and not nutrition specialists.

You're Secretly Subsidizing A Fast Food CEO's Million-Dollar Salary

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.05.2013 | Business

Fast-food giants save money by paying their typical workers very little, but they also save money by paying their CEOs millions, thanks to a quirk of ...