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Study Finds Fast Food Logos 'Imprinted' On Kids' Brains

Posted 09.24.2012 | Home

A recent study out of University of Missouri-Kansas City and the University of Kansas Medical Center suggests that children's brains may be imprinted ...

McDonald's and Coca-Cola -- An Unhealthy Alliance

Michele Simon | Posted 09.13.2012 | Home
Michele Simon

While it's obvious that the soda industry would be on the defense, largely missing from the debate so far has been the role of the fast food and restaurant industry as a significant driver of soft drink sales

PHOTOS: KFC's Shrimp Stars And Fish Donuts

Posted 08.28.2012 | Home

Well -- today we learned that Shrimp Stars exist at KFC Singapore. Shortly thereafter, we learned that Singaporean KFCs are also slinging Fish Donuts....

PHOTO: Wendy's Launches Lobster And Caviar Burgers

Posted 08.06.2012 | Home

Last year, Wendy's left the Japanese burger chain market, then triumphantly returned, all in the same month. Their Japanese re-launch, marked by the r...

America, These Are Your 10 Biggest Fast Food Chains

Posted 12.18.2014 | Taste

It's no secret that America loves fast food, but do you know just how much and just which restaurants? Fast food chains, known in the food industr...

Why Fast Food Can't Become the Two-Party System

Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.26.2012 | Home
Chris Gentilviso

Elected officials have a responsibility to speak for their cities. But preventing a restaurant from opening off words like Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy's alone is inherently problematic.

Did Jesus Eat Chick-fil-A at the Last Supper?

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

I ate at a Chick-fil-A restaurant the other day and my life was transformed. You see, at Chick-fil-A you get so much more than mouthwatering, delicious fast food. In addition to chicken, you also get a whopping helping of evangelism.

Tim Hortons Hopes To Overtake McDonald's In Canada

Reuters | Posted 09.12.2012 | Home

* Tims trails only McDonald's in Canada fast-food lunch share * Chain to roll out panini sandwiches across Canada this fall ...

American Fast Food Changing Eating Habits In Asia

Andrew Lam | Posted 09.22.2012 | Home
Andrew Lam

America manages to sell its "superior" lifestyles to the rest of the world in ingenious ways, from food to movies to clothing to music -- and in the area of food at least, our obesity problems as well.

Fast Food Employees Share The Worst Items To Order

Posted 12.18.2014 | Taste

On the heels of a recent Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) with a McDonald's employee, an AskReddit conversation thread popped up yesterday that we couldn'...

Prejudice With A Side Of Fries: Chick-Fil-A Reportedly Donated $2 Million To Anti-Gay Groups In 2010

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Chick-fil-A is quickly becoming more well-known for its alleged anti-gay donations than for its fried chicken. As reported by Equality Matters and...

Message to Fast Food Titan KFC/Yum: Yuck!

Robert J. Cabin | Posted 08.07.2012 | Green
Robert J. Cabin

My buddies and I at the Dogwood Alliance, a North Carolina forest protection non-profit, decided the time had come to speak truth to the One Percenters, so we drove to Louisville, Kentucky, to crash Yum's annual shareholder meeting.

Guide to Fighting Fast Food in Your Own Backyard

Michele Simon | Posted 07.22.2012 | Home
Michele Simon

There has never been a better time to get active and take a stand against the infiltration of fast food in your neighborhood. We certainly cannot wait for policymakers in Washington to protect the people.

Fast Food Lies II: Meals That Disappoint in Real Life

The Stir | Posted 07.17.2012 | Home
The Stir

No one really expects their burgers to look exactly like they do in the commercial. But when you get the craving and buy the snack, wouldn't it be nice if they actually at least vaguely resembled what you've been fantasizing about?

McDonald's Billboard Has Drivers Worried They'll Get Crushed By Banana Bread

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.11.2012 | Business

The last thing any motorist wants is a slice of banana bread to come crashing down on his or her car, especially if that slice is actually a chunk of ...

McDonald's Hit With More Hot Coffee Lawsuits

Posted 03.27.2012 | Home

If you want to know what it feels like to experience deja vu and see double in one day, call up the McDonald's corporate office. 17 years after the...

Waffle House Writes The World's Worst Poem

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 03.24.2012 | Home

The literary tradition of the American South is rich and varied. The region has produced world-renowned novelists (Faulkner, Chopin) and poets (Warren...

'Fast Food Nation,' 10 Years Later

Posted 03.14.2012 | Home

Ten years ago, "Fast Food Nation" made a big impact. If you needed a reason to never eat another McDonald's hamburger again, this book gave you severa...

McDonald's Takes Popular Items Off Dollar Menu

Reuters | Posted 05.08.2012 | Home

* Small french fries, drinks to fall off Dollar Menus * Adding new "Extra Value Menu" from existing items By Lisa Baertl...

McDonald's Debuts New Health-Focused Happy Meal Ads

Posted 03.06.2012 | Home

McDonald's has long been criticized for luring kids through the Golden Arches, towards a lifetime of unhealthy eating, using toys and clowns. But, as ...

Joe Satran

Woman Sues Taco Bell After Contracting Salmonella | Joe Satran | Posted 02.22.2012 | Home

Leah Smith, a 22-year-old Oklahoma woman, filed a lawsuit against Taco Bell on February 17, alleging that the fast-food chain was responsible for the ...

These Workers Think Their Jobs Are Hurting The World

Posted 02.21.2012 | Business

They may feed millions of hungry consumers on a daily basis, but fast food workers say their job is hurting the world. More than 40 percent of fas...

Taco Bell Doritos Tacos About To Go National

Posted 02.17.2012 | Home

Depending on your orientation towards novelty in fast food, March 8th will either be a secular pseudo-holiday or the latest step on the well-trodden p...

The Jobs of the Future -- Or Not

Martin Ford | Posted 04.16.2012 | Business
Martin Ford

Could skilled machine operator jobs also be offshored? If the parts are moved around robotically so that the entire job consists of analysis, programming and control, then those tasks could potentially be done from anywhere.

Crispy Controversy: NYU Student Launches Protest Against Chick-Fil-A's 'Anti-Gay' Support

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Chick-fil-A is known nationwide for serving up plenty of savory Southern goodness, but one New York University student feels the restaurant's offering...