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McDonald’s Pumpkin Pie Faces Harsh Criticisms McDonald’s Pumpkin Pie Faces Harsh Criticisms
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The world is kookoo for their nuggets, and in love with their apple pies, but did you know that McDonalds has a new treat on their menu? (image) That’s right, ‘tis the season for delicious pumpkin pie (well, they’re actually …

McDonald’s Bagged Coffee: Will You Buy It? McDonald’s Bagged Coffee: Will You Buy It?
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McDonald’s bagged coffee will soon be coming to a grocery store shelf near you. McDonald’s McCafe specialty coffee went national in 2009, and just four years later, the chain has announced plans to sell bagged coffee in grocery stores. Fans …

McDonald’s Dollar Menu to Offer Items That Cost More than $1 McDonald’s Dollar Menu to Offer Items That Cost More than $1
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You know how McDonald’s Dollar Menu gets a little skimpier with each passing year? There was a time when you could get two slices of cheese on that double cheeseburger for a buck instead of that McDouble with its lonely …

McDonald’s Happy Meals Will Include Books? McDonald’s Happy Meals Will Include Books?
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McDonald’s has announced that they will start putting books in their happy meals. This is an interesting change for the fast food conglomerate to make, after just giving away plastic toys for much of their company’s history. McDonald’s is hoping …

Chicken Nugget Ingredients Revealed Chicken Nugget Ingredients Revealed
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Haven’t you always wanted to know what was in a chicken nugget? Obviously, there is not a “nugget” on a chicken, so what exactly are these little pieces of chicken, primarily targeted to kids, made of? Mississippi researchers recently found …

Chipotle’s New Ad “The Scarecrow” Goes Viral Chipotle’s New Ad “The Scarecrow” Goes Viral

Chipotle, the popular fast-food restaurant known for their 100% use of organically-farmed meat and produce, released a new advertisement on YouTube that went viral within 48 hours. The 2-minute ad, “The Scarecrow,” is completely animated and only being aired on …

Chick-Fil-A Free Breakfast Offer Week of September 9 Chick-Fil-A Free Breakfast Offer Week of September 9
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There may not be any such thing as a free lunch, but fast food chain Chick-Fil-A is offering customers a free breakfast menu item during the week of September 9. The only thing needed to score the free breakfast is …

Fast Food Workers Strike Largest Yet Fast Food Workers Strike Largest Yet
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Fast food workers across 60 US cities staged their planned walkout Thursday and while the day amassed the largest strike yet, actual turnout is yet to be determined. Protest goals involved the right to unionize without employer interference and $15/hr …

French Fry Burger To Be Added To Burger King Menu French Fry Burger To Be Added To Burger King Menu
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The fast food wars are gearing up, and enthusiasts everywhere are trembling in anticipation with drooling mouths and clogged arteries as the giants go head to head, sprucing up menus and trying new tactics to earn that precious, precious cash …

Minimum Wage Debate Strikes a Date Minimum Wage Debate Strikes a Date
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August 29 is the day you may want to pack a lunch.  Fast food workers are joining the social media stampede calling for a nationwide strike on August 29, four days before Labor Day.  Demands are for an hourly wage …

McDonald’s Franchisees are Furious About Costs of Doing Business McDonald’s Franchisees are Furious About Costs of Doing Business

A showdown of capital proportions is taking place in the fast food world, as if the constant striking by workers were enough for the industry: McDonald’s franchise owners are alleging that McDonald’s costs are too high, citing rent, remodeling and …

Taco Bell Waffle Taco Is Coming Soon Taco Bell Waffle Taco Is Coming Soon

Taco Bell just keeps coming up with ingenious ideas. A taco made with a giant Dorito? Check. A taco made with a giant Ranch Dorito? Check. A taco made with a folded-over waffle? Don’t stop, Taco Bell, because I WANT …

New Study: A Pricier Burger could mean a Living Wage New Study: A Pricier Burger could mean a Living Wage

The recent striking by fast food workers in many large cities has prompted an undergraduate student to publish a controversial study about McDonald’s food prices. The question has recently been repeatedly asked (particularly in the wake of a distressing financial …

Fast Food Workers Strike For Higher Wages Fast Food Workers Strike For Higher Wages
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Fast food is an intrinsic part of modern American life; most citizens eat or work at a various chain or franchise, and many wind up doing both. Despite the backlash targeted at fast food companies concerning health, obesity problems, and …

Wendy’s Photo: Employee In Trouble Over Frosty Incident Wendy’s Photo: Employee In Trouble Over Frosty Incident
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A photo of a Wendy’s employee has gone viral thanks to Reddit, and now he’s been fired. The picture shows the employee guzzling soft-serve ice cream directly from the Frosty machine, and after several Redditors commented negatively about his shenanigans, …

Wendy’s Frosty Licker Joins the Recent Trend of Fast Food Social Media Snafus Wendy’s Frosty Licker Joins the Recent Trend of Fast Food Social Media Snafus
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Who really knows what goes on behind the scenes at fast food restaurants? I mean, who really knows? Sure, we all just assume that the people handling our food aren’t deriving pleasure from making it as disgusting as humanly possible …

Krusty Burger Is Now Open For Business At Universal Studios Krusty Burger Is Now Open For Business At Universal Studios
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Krusty Burger never looked like an appetizing place to eat, but you can now see for yourself. Universal Studios Orlando opened the recently finished Fast Food Boulevard this past weekend. The section of the park contains faithful recreations of Krusty …

McDonald’s CEO Sheds 20 Pounds On A ‘McDiet’ McDonald’s CEO Sheds 20 Pounds On A ‘McDiet’
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Can you really lose weight while eating McDonald’s every single day? The company’s CEO seems to think that a “McDiet” is doable with proper exercise. Speaking at an analyst conference, McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson said that he’s lost 20 pounds …

Taco Bell Reacts to Employee Who Licked Tacos Taco Bell Reacts to Employee Who Licked Tacos

Earlier today, the internet went a bit crazy over an image of a Taco Bell employee licking a huge stack of taco shells. The image was posted to the Taco Bell Facebook page by a poster named Jj O’Brien Nolan, …

McDonald’s CEO Says, ‘We Don’t Sell Junk Food’ McDonald’s CEO Says, ‘We Don’t Sell Junk Food’
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This week, during McDonald’s annual shareholders meeting, McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson fielded a question about nutrition from a 9-year-old girl. The girl, who identified herself as Hannah, took issue with the famous fast food company selling food that isn’t good …

14-Year Old Burger Defies Science 14-Year Old Burger Defies Science
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A 14-year old hamburger has refused to comply with what we know of decomposition, according to a man in Utah. David Whipple says he bought a burger with pickles, mustard, and ketchup from McDonald’s in July of 1999 to use …