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Donald Trump Loves Fast Food. It Hasn't Loved Him Back.

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.23.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump loves to eat fast food, and he isn’t embarrassed to say so. A Filet-O-Fish. A Big Mac. A Quarter Pounder. A bucket of fr...

Single Mom Turned Organizer Won't Sit in the Face of Injustice

Center for Community Change Action | Posted 09.21.2016 | Impact
Center for Community Change Action

Cherri Delesline organized her neighborhood against the Ku Klux Klan. Photo source: Cherri Delesline By Marisol Bello Cherri Delesline does not quie...

A Taco Stand On Every Corner: How Lucky Can We Foodies Be?

Dr. Ruth Nemzoff | Posted 09.21.2016 | Politics
Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

Maybe our bodies or tastes are telling us something. Maybe they're showing us the way that we can learn from each other to everyone's benefit. Maybe our palates should lead the way on immigration policy--welcoming newcomers from around the globe will continue to enrich our culinary options. Weight Watchers beware!

Fast Food & Fast Cars

Supercar Advocates | Posted 09.28.2016 | Comedy
Supercar Advocates

Alright here goes... I decided that after buying a brand new Ferrari 488 Spider, that I will take it through a few fast food drive thru's. My choices ...

Burger King Has Cheetos Chicken Fries Because Life Is A Nightmare

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 09.13.2016 | Taste

It’s official. Burger King has descended into Henry VIII-levels of madness. The fast food giant has crowned itself King of Menu Items No One Asked F...

Do Restaurant Calorie Counts Really Change Our Minds?

Menuism | Posted 09.06.2016 | Taste

by Justina Huddleston, food writer for the Menuism Blog Photo: Jason Lander / Flickr We've all been there. You're at a restaurant and finally sett...

Experts Say McDonald's Preservative-Free McNuggets Are Still Full of B.S.

Grub Street | Posted 09.01.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

By Clint Rainey McDonald's has once again dumbfounded health advocates, this time with a TV ad promoting the new preservative-free McNuggets. The spo...

Panera Has Cleaned Up its Kids Meals and Challenges Other Chains to Do the Same

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.18.2016 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Would Happy Meals be happier if they were healthier? Panera has cleaned up its kids menu, eliminated artificial colors and preservatives, banned "gimmicks and distractions," and focused on nutritious options paired with water and apples.

Man Rides A Horse Into Taco Bell, And The Internet Is Freaking Out

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.15.2016 | Weird News

Some people order their Taco Bell burritos at the drive-through window. Others just ride right into the store. After cowboy Lathan Crump finished a r...

Wendy's CEO: 2016 Election Is Ruining Burger Sales

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.11.2016 | Politics

This has been a rough year to be in the fast-food business. Here at home, growth in both the fast- and “fast-casual” restaurant sector has slowed ...

KFC Urged To Stop Routine Use Of Antibiotics On Poultry

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 08.10.2016 | Business

LOS ANGELES, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Consumer groups on Wednesday will deliver a petition from more than 350,000 people to the KFC fried chicken chain, cal...

McDonald's Introduces Clean McNuggets Sans Artificial Preservatives

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.05.2016 | Taste
The Daily Meal

McDonald's announced a major menu quality overhaul to appeal to customers who care what's inside their greasy paper bags. The Golden Arches will be ditching artificial preservatives from Chicken McNuggets, scrambled eggs, and breakfast sausage.

For Students In Low-Income Schools, Fast Food Always In Easy Reach

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.16.2017 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - Compared to schools with mostly white students, schools with higher numbers of Hispanic, black, and low-income students are more li...

Is Chipotle Trying To Make Me Fat?

KnowMore TV | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
KnowMore TV

Eating at restaurants led to an average increase of almost 200 calories per day, and fast food diners saw an increase in their sodium and total fat daily intake.

Lawmakers Sue Their Colleagues For Blocking A Local Minimum Wage Hike

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics

A group of African-American state lawmakers in Alabama sued their colleagues in federal court on Thursday, claiming they violated civil rights law by ...

Drop Everything: Cold Brew Iced Coffee Is Coming To Dunkin' Donuts

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 06.29.2016 | Taste

America runs on Dunkin' Donuts, and now it's gonna be running to Dunkin' Donuts, too. The beloved coffee and doughnut chain announced Monday it is no...

Chick-Fil-A Is Officially America's Favorite Fast Food Restaurant

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.23.2016 | Taste

In the world of fast food, apparently chickens come first. Chick-fil-A is officially America's best "limited service" (aka fast-food) restaurant for ...

Burger King's Mac N' Cheetos Will Fulfill Your Dreams -- Or Nightmares

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.23.2016 | Taste

Burger King just introduced a whopper of a crunchy snack-fast food hybrid. You ready for Mac n' Cheetos? They're deep-fried sticks of macaroni and che...

Looking for Healthy Food In All The Wrong Places

Gay Browne | Posted 06.17.2016 | Green
Gay Browne

When I know I have a day to spend in and out of airports, experience has taught me that I need to plan ahead. So last week when I left my home at 4:30...

America's Favorite Mexican Food Chain Is... Not Chipotle

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 06.10.2016 | Taste

Chipotle's out. In a new Harris Poll, the burrito boss has been ousted from its place at the top of an annual list of Mexican chains ranked by custome...

Researchers Say the Ocean's Fish Are Now Addicted to Eating Plastic 'Like Teens Eat Fast Food'

Grub Street | Posted 06.08.2016 | Green
Grub Street

( Photo: Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images) By Clint Rainey Pollution is turning young fish into the human teenagers of the sea, new research claims. No, ...

Convenience Is King: How to Make Nutritious Foods the Easy and Preferred Choice

Daniel J. Schultz | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Daniel J. Schultz

Nothing will ever replace the feeling of eating a home cooked meal prepared by someone that cares for you. We should though become more comfortable of telling people it's OK if you don't want to cook. The lack of desire or time to do so should not be a life-long sentence for unhealthy eating.

'Fast Casual’ Restaurant Dishes Have More Calories Than Fast Food

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 06.02.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - Main courses served at fast-casual restaurants tend to be higher-calorie than traditional fast-food entrees, despite public percept...

This Is Why You Can't Put Down That Bag of Chips

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Martha Rosenberg

Clearly, sweet, salty and fatty foods can be hard to resist, especially when they are ubiquitous, cheap, marketed around the clock and fast. But just to be on the safe side, Big Food has also added addictive chemicals to amp up the "irresistibility."

McDonald's Doesn't Make Big Mac Fries, So Here's How To Make Them Yourself

Foodbeast | Posted 05.27.2016 | Taste

We are between takes on our Big Mac Pizza shoot. Matt and I had no idea the monster we had on our hands, that the Big Mac Pizza would soon be feature...