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UPI gets into the Buzzfeed list business: Notable E. coli outbreaks in U.S. fast food restaurants

December 31, 2015 by


by Ben Chapman Most of the U.S. mainstream food safety news coming through Google Alerts over the last week has been recycled and Chipotle-related. Much of the focus has been on the business with the same questions are being asked by many journos: Will the fast casual Mexican restaurant rebound? What will happen to their stocks? […]

Taco Bell employee fired for ‘unacceptable’ act

September 24, 2015 by


An employee was caught with his hand down the back of his pants at a Sandusky, Ohio, Taco Bell. The man who snapped the photo decided to eat somewhere else — which is totally fair. The employee was fired, and Taco Bell told WEWS that what happened was “unacceptable” — and that the person in […]

McDonald’s rejects genetically modified potato

November 17, 2014 by


by Mateusz Perkowski, Capital Press McDonald’s has turned down genetically modified potatoes, but its developer seeks to sell them through alternate channels, according to a report in Capital Press. A new genetically modified potato has gotten the stamp of approval from USDA, but not from McDonald’s. The “Innate” potato was engineered by the J.R. Simplot […]

Restaurant workers bring risk when sick on the job

November 10, 2014 by


by Doug Powell In the absence of paid sick days and health insurance, many food service workers show up sick. Sonia Cohen has worked in the fast food business for the last 10 years. Cohen said even missing one day of work hurts her family budget. And she’s not alone. According to the Centers for […]

Unhealthiest fast food salads

November 4, 2014 by


By Dan Myers Want to know a secret? Even though you think you may be eating healthy by ordering a salad, odds are you aren’t, especially if that salad comes from a fast-food restaurant. Here are the 10 unhealthiest fast food salads in America. Because salads look healthy, with their overflowing bounty of lettuce and […]

This Is What Fast Food Burgers Look Like 30 Days After They’re Ordered

October 17, 2014 by


by Carly Ledbetter We’ve seen fast food meals that haven’t aged in months or say, 14 years, but this particular timelapse video from Buzzfeed left us feeling like we don’t want to take a bite out of a fast food burger anytime soon. The video, which samples burgers from seven popular fast food chains like […]

Only McDonald’s Would Advertise That Its Food Rots

October 16, 2014 by


by Alexander C. Kaufman McDonald’s wants the world to know that yes, its food can rot. In its latest attempt to woo health-conscious customers to the Golden Arches, the company has embarked on a campaign to debunk common perceptions about the quality and nutritional value of its food. At the top of the list was […]