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The Fast-Food Chains Costing Taxpayers The Most Money

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 10.29.2013 | Business

24/7 Wall St.: The fast-food industry is one of the nation’s largest employers of low and minimum wage workers. According to one group, often the in...

McDonald's Drops Heinz Ketchup

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 10.29.2013 | Business

In what is sure to be the divorce of the century, McDonald's, the world's largest quick-service chain by sales, is ending its longstanding relationshi...

The Wildest Fast-Food Secret Menu Items

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.24.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

The 14 best menu hacks at all your favorite fast-food restaurants.

Got Road Trip Munchies?

Posted 10.25.2013 | Travel

Road trips and fast food go hand in hand. But making the right choices when deciding where to pull off and eat can be tricky. Do you go with a rel...

Psyched Out by McDonald's: The Psychological Phenomena Behind McDonald's Latest Commitment to Health

Sonya Bentovich | Posted 12.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Sonya Bentovich

Hold your applause for fast food giants like McDonald's -- call them out on their ineffective commitments and hold them to a higher standard.

So Much For The Dollar Menu Costing $1

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 10.22.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's is introducing some higher-priced options to its Dollar Menu and renaming it "Dollar Menu and More" to spur s...

Fast Food, Reimagined

Will Allen | Posted 12.21.2013 | Taste
Will Allen

Nothing about our current food system is inevitable. Fast-food companies have the opportunity to shake their bad reputation if they think anew. Our young black men and women are suffering from a health crisis, and fast-food chains have a responsibility not to profit off of their misfortune.

WATCH: The Dirty Little Secret That Fast-Food Companies Don't Want You To Know | Posted 12.20.2013 | Business

With all of this talk in Washington about cutting back on spending, you'd think they would get to work raising the minimum wage so that fast-food work...

Do Star Athletes Eat the Junk They Endorse?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 12.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

An athlete isn't just a celebrity. His endorsement carries with it a healthy halo, associating the food and drink he's supporting with fitness and vigor, and creating a confusing mixed message.

Taco Bell Is Basically Testing Portable Nachos

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business

Taco Bell is testing a new item that's left us a bit stumped: the Grilled Stuft Nacho, which looks neither grilled or like a nacho. Discuss. Accord...

PHOTO: Proof That The Burger Craze Is Really Getting Out Of Control

Posted 10.11.2013 | Taste


The Most Terrifying Foods In The World

Posted 10.11.2013 | Taste

GMOs? Artificial sweeteners? Cheap hamburgers?

This Video Will Make You Never Want To Eat Fast Food Again | Posted 12.09.2013 | Healthy Living


What's Actually In Chicken Nuggets

Reuters | Posted 10.04.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Stand-up comedians have long joked that some things, like the actual components of chicken nuggets, are better left myster...

WATCH: The Best/Worst Fast Food Invention Ever

Posted 10.04.2013 | Comedy

Recently, KFC debuted the "Go Cup," which is really nothing more than a plastic container filled with fried chicken that fits neatly in one's car cuph...

Can Fast-Food Workers Even Afford to Eat Fast Food?

The Daily Meal | Posted 12.01.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Today, with the growing demands for fast-food outlets to shape up and offer healthy options on their ever-expanding menus, prices have been rising. And from the Fiesta Taco Salad at Taco Bell to the Big Philly Cheesesteak at Subway, some fast-food menu items are a bit pricier than you might expect.

Let's Retire These Damaging Mainstream Nutrition Beliefs, Please

Andy Bellatti | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

Our public health situation is so fragile that bland toothless nutrition messaging will not do the trick. The American public deserves helpful and accurate information that can help guide them to health.

Chain To Grow Food Near Crippled Power Plant

Reuters | Posted 12.02.2013 | Business

TOKYO, Oct 2 (Reuters) - A Japanese fast-food chain has announced plans to grow rice and vegetables on a farm 100 km (60 miles) from the crippled Fu...

26 Films Every Food Activist Must Watch

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 12.01.2013 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

Films and short videos are a powerful way of increasing awareness of in the food system. With equal parts technology and artistry, filmmakers can bring an audience to a vegetable garden in Uganda, a fast food workers' rights protest in New York City, or an urban farm in Singapore.

Fast Food Chain Announces Big Expansion

AP | JIM SALTER | Posted 10.01.2013 | Business

ST. LOUIS -- The fast-food chain Hardee's is expanding into the Northeast with a plan to open about 200 new restaurants in the next five years. The e...

Bad News For McDonald's Drive-Thru

Posted 10.03.2013 | Business

Fast food is slowing down. Customers are waiting longer than ever to drive away with a quick meal, even at fast food behemoths like McDonald's. The...

Rachel Tepper

PHOTOS: The Fanciest McDonald's Food You've Ever Seen | Rachel Tepper | Posted 09.27.2013 | Taste

McDonald's like you've never seen it before.

Fast Food Workers Are Not Your Slaves

Charles Clymer | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact
Charles Clymer

I'm sitting in a booth, and there's a couple in front of me. I'm not paying attention to them until I hear the man spill his drink. I still don't look up... until I hear the unmistakable sound of liquid pouring off a table onto the ground. For 20 seconds.

McDonald's To Serve... Vegetables!?!?!

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK — Want a side salad with that Big Mac? McDonald's says it will start giving customers the choice of a salad, fruit or vegetable as a sub...

We Tasted It: Burger King's Lower Calorie Fries

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 09.24.2013 | Taste

Satisfrying? Good enough.