| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:23 PM
It’s not often that the so-called food cops have kind words for the fast-food industry, but there are a few of them in a new report on the offerings from restaurants such as McDonald’s, KFC and Taco Bell -- and how they are marketed to kids....
| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:25 PM
The long war on trans fats may be drawing to a close.
The government proposed new rules Thursday that would all but ban the artery-clogging fats, a move that will force makers of margarine, frozen pizza and other processed foods to reformulate their...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:22 PM
In the late 1970s, twenty or so years after rock and roll first hit, oldies shows started celebrating the early years of the music. And 35 years after disco’s heyday, KC and The Sunshine Band on Thursday did the same......
| Aug 27, 2013
| 12:15 PM
If you believe people who serve you food should be able to get a living wage, you might want to honor the picket lines of the Connecticut fast-food workers expected to join a national strike on Thursday.
Organizers and local activists say they expect...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Where will you be buying your lunch on Aug. 29?
Not at a fast-food place, its workers ask. Employees at three big national fast-food chain outlets -- including those in Los Angeles -- will be putting down their deep-fat fryers and picking up picket...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Connecticut fast food workers in Hartford, West Haven and Manchester joined in a national strike Thursday seeking "living wages" and union representation.
Employees of McDonalds, Dunkin Donuts, Burger King and other fast food franchises in 60 cities...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Burger King is to begin selling a $1 "French Fry Burger" next week, as in French fries piled on top of a hamburger patty.
For all of you out there -- and you know who you are -- who already pile French fries on top of your burger, sorry. You cannot...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:11 PM
LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK — In the aftermath of the recession, hundreds of workers in low-wage industries have tried to call attention to how difficult it is to survive on the minimum wage.
Thursday might have been their biggest effort yet.
| Sep 3, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Just when you think you've seen it all from the fast food world of Japan, KFC launches deep fried soup. The fast food chain has taken corn potage, a popular Japanese cafe item, and deep-fried it into soup nuggets, reports RocketNews24.com.
The new item...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Google has revealed the name of its new Android 4.4 operating system, and it's called KitKat. Yes, the tech giant has decided to code-name it's new system after the iconic candy bar, reported BBC News.
Apparently Google's employees have quite the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 5:06 PM
WASHINGTON, Ill. — As rain soaked the shredded remains of Washington neighborhoods on Thursday, damage assessment teams began surveying the wreckage. Their findings — and the initial ones were almost uniformly grim — will be used in...
| Sep 5, 2013
Headlines for Thursday, September 5, 2013
ROGER WATERS: One Wall He Does Not Want to Tear Down
Roger Waters took his production of Pink Floyd's The Wall to Berlin, Germany last night, and on Tuesday he joined a protest to protect one of the last...