Like a murderously rebellious child, the fast-food industry did eventually kill the restaurant chain that had thought up so many of its innovations.
By Paul Freedman, The Conversation
When I tell people that our family tradition is to get takeout on the single greatest American holiday dedicated to home-cooking, they don’t know how to react.
By Travis Daub
Three years since a small group of fast-food workers began protesting in demand of higher pay and better conditions, a minimum wage of $15 an hour is becoming a reality for many across the country. Jeffrey Brown gets two perspectives…
By PBS NewsHour
Alice Waters, owner and former chef of the legendary Chez Panisse restaurant and maven of the slow food movement, says the best way to combat fast food culture is through “edible education.” Waters offers her Brief but Spectacular take on…
By PBS NewsHour
Despite a recently passed law allowing licensed Texans to carry handguns in plain view, Whataburger, the iconic Texas restaurant chain, will not allow the open carrying of guns on its properties.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Scientists say there are no health benefits to trans fats, which are used in processing food and in restaurants, usually to improve texture, shelf life or flavor. They can raise levels of "bad" cholesterol and lower "good" cholesterol, increasing the…
By Joshua Barajas
“I’m back, America.” And with a throaty chuckle, another fast food chain dusts off an old mascot to address the nation. A couple of weeks after McDonald’s Hamburglar robble-robbled back into our lives, KFC announced Tuesday that the fried…
When the Congressional Budget Office assessed the president's proposal to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 last year, it predicted 500,000 jobs could be lost. But a new study suggests that the fast-food industry could gradually increase the minimum wage…
By Ariel Min
When the Mexican fast-food chain learned of its pork supplier’s violation of standards concerning housing for the pigs, it stopped serving pork at some 600 restaurants across the country for the first time.
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