We have been eating fast food sandwiches made with azodicarbonamide for years. If you don't eat that stuff very often, I doubt you have anything to worry about. And if you do eat a lot of fast food sandwiches, I'd venture to say that azodicarbonamide is probably the least of your concerns.
The real danger here is that the food industry knows exactly how to sweet-talk health professionals -- and their respective organizations -- into joining their ranks in order to be "part of the solution."
Food movement leaders tend to stick to their specific issues, whether it's advocating for healthy food, fighting for workers' rights or curbing marketing to children. There is one organization that conveniently provides us with one giant target for all of them: the National Restaurant Association.
Although McDonald's has abandoned the #CheersToSochi hashtag, the Cheers to Sochi campaign website is still up and functioning and, according to their press and social media updates, still a conduit to talk to Olympic athletes and teams behind Putin's Lavender Curtain.
For those of us whose religious traditions form the core of our ethical strivings, we might rightly ask whether the Bible offers any guidance in helping us find our place within this debate. Does the Bible advocate a minimum wage, and if so, would it compel us to raise it?
We decided to round up an amazing international selection from 10 chains you know and love, mainly to make you jealous.
Warning: This is going to make you hungry. Very hungry.
Forget the calories, the question that Americans should be asking, and demanding an answer to, is whether regulations over the preparation and delivery of our food are improving our diet and health.
What's the message of these ads? That if you eat enough Chicken McNuggets you'll become a Olympian? That taking a bite of fast food is somehow as thrilling as receiving the highest athletic honor awarded on an international stage?
Now if only they could make an adult-sized Play Place . . .
This is a great day for low-wage workers in America. Not just those immediately affected by this, but those who will be touched by the ripples of hope coming from this action.
Big King, the double-decker burger that Burger King revived in November as a Big Mac lookalike (below), is getting bigger.
Buffalo sauce isn't as common as barbecue sauce as a burger condiment, but Buffalo's closing the gap.
These 23 spots represent a panoramic view of today's American diner.
The battle for customers waged between fast-casual and quick-service restaurants proved about as noncompetitive last year as Sunday's Super Bowl. Fast casual won. Again.
When an antiquated economic theory is refuted by data, we must go with the data, and also trust our instincts. What's your gut tell you about the potential impact of raising the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10 per hour?
And it doesn't look so hot.