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7 months 2 weeks ago

Fast-food workers protest near Denver

NORTHGLENN, Colo. (AP) - Some Coloradans are joining fast-food workers across the country in calling for higher wages. About 50 people picketed outside a McDonald's in the Denver suburb of Northglenn for about an hour on Thursday morning as part of protests in over 50 cities. Nationally, workers say they...

8 months 2 weeks ago

Poor pay strikes continue today

Strikes are expected to continue today across the country. Hundreds of fast food workers walked off their jobs at restaurants yesterday. The protests marked the beginning of two days of strikes to fight for higher wages and the right to unionize. In all, fast food workers in...

3 years 11 months ago

Candles offer a whiff of White Castle's burgers

Fans of White Castle's oniony hamburgers have a new way to indulge without any calorie guilt: a scented candle infused with the burgers' aroma. The Columbus, Ohio-based fast-food chain this week introduced candles that smell like its Slider burgers in a promotion with Autism Speaks. Proceeds from the sale of...

4 years 1 week ago

KFC sandwich asks, "Who needs bread?"

To steal a phrase from a fellow fast-food chain, KFC is thinking outside the bun. The chicken chain rolls out its Double Down sandwich this weekend - although some might question whether it really is a sandwich. It consists of two white meat chicken breast fillets with a filling...

4 years 6 months ago

Menu calorie counts can alter food choices

Alejandra Ramos has lost her appetite for the occasional carnitas burrito from Chipotle, the frozen frappucino from Starbucks and the blueberry muffin from Dunkin' Donuts. And she's not happy about it. "Once they put up the calorie counts, then suddenly I was like, 'I can't eat this, this is...

4 years 6 months ago

Menu calorie counts can alter food choices

Alejandra Ramos has lost her appetite for the occasional carnitas burrito from Chipotle, the frozen frappucino from Starbucks and the blueberry muffin from Dunkin' Donuts. And she's not happy about it. "Once they put up the calorie counts, then suddenly I was like, 'I can't eat this, this is...

4 years 6 months ago

Study: NYC calorie postings don't change orders

A new study finds New York City's law requiring restaurant chains to post calories on menus doesn't change the eating habits of low-income people. The study tracked customers at McDonald's, Wendy's, Burger King and Kentucky Fried Chicken in poor New York City neighborhoods with high obesity rates. Half of customers...

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