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Fast Food

  1. sexual harassment
    McDonald’s Workers Will Strike to Protest Sexual HarassmentThe strike will take place in ten cities on September 18.
  2. the chain gang
    John Schnatter Removed As Papa John’s SpokespersonHe resigned as chairman after admitting to using a racist slur during a conference call.
  3. the chain gang
    Fast-food Companies Move to Make Workers’ Lives Slightly Less MiserableThe practice effectively amounted to franchises “owning” their employees.
  4. the chain gang
    Papa John’s Founder Resigned After Using a Racial Slur on a Conference CallHe used it on a conference call that was intended to coach him on public relations crises.
  5. technology
    Google Maps Now Gives Directions Based on Fast-Food Locations“Turn left after Burger King.”
  6. the chain gang
    It’s Time to Remember That Fast-Food Companies Are the WorstFast-food chains are winning the food culture wars, but we shouldn’t lose sight of how destructive they can truly be.
  7. the donald trump diet
    Trump’s Fast-food Diet Gets Even More UnsettlingHe reportedly downs multiple Big Macs, Filets-O-Fish, and a chocolate shake in one meal.
  8. bans
    London Bans Fast-food Restaurants From Opening Near SchoolsMayor Sadiq Khan calls the city’s child-obesity epidemic a “ticking time bomb.”
  9. labor fights
    Fight for $15 Held Protests Across the Country on Labor DayFrom San Diego to Des Moines to Orlando, workers walked out.
  10. the chain gang
    Taco Bell Hopes to Succeed in China With Margaritas and Alcoholic SlushiesSounds like a solid game plan, to be honest.
  11. food politics
    Trump’s Secretary of Labor Pick Called Fast-Food Workers ‘the Best of the Worst’A long-time employee said he’s “not the person to protect American workers’ rights.”
  12. minimum wage
    Restaurant Workers in 19 States Are Getting New Year’s RaisesMost bosses aren’t terribly happy about it, though.
  13. the chain gang
    Here’s McDonald’s Latest Plan to Make Its Restaurants Less MiserableIt’s something restaurants have been doing… forever?
  14. crisis alert
    Is the Depressing Presidential Campaign Torpedoing Burger Sales?Even cheeseburgers can’t comfort uneasy Americans.
  15. game-changers
    New Restaurant Chain Charges Low-Income Families Less for MealsEverytable uses per-capita income data to determine neighborhood pricing.
  16. coming soon
    Fully Automated All-Quinoa Restaurant Coming to MidtownSan Francisco–based Eatsa is the chain of the future.
  17. the future
    San Francisco Restaurant’s Robots Will Crank Out 400 Burgers an HourSay good-bye to those burger-flipping jobs.
  18. Seafood Struggles
    Ocean’s Fish Now Addicted to Eating PlasticThis can’t be good.
  19. Studies
    Disappointing New Study Says Fast Food Could Contain Industrial PlasticizersThe bonus ingredient is ‘probably’ carcinogenic.
  20. The Chain Gang
    Against All Possible Odds, People Are Actually Buying Burger King Hot DogsThe chain’s largest operator says they’re selling 80 to 120 a day at all of their locations.
  21. Free Stuff
    Chipotle’s Giving Away Free BurritosTo make up for the fact that they’re closed for an all-hands-on-deck food-safety conference.
  22. Fast Food Crisis
    McDonald’s Serving Mozzarella-Less SticksJust as sales were improving and things were starting to turn around.
  23. The Chain Gang
    Steak ’n Shake Thinks It’s Too Cool for Value DealsThe fast-food favorite promises its prices won’t rise this year.
  24. The Chain Gang
    Ridiculous Terms Chains Use for ‘Fast Food’Shake Shack is “fine casual,” while Arby’s is now “fast crafted.”
  25. Studies
    Fast Food Might Be Even Worse for Kids Than You Already ThoughtA study links greater “neighborhood access” to fast food to lower bone mass in kids.
  26. Studies
    Study Shows One Third of American Kids Eat Fast Food on Any Given DayA new report by the CDC says it accounts for 12 percent of kids’ total calories.
  27. The Chain Gang
    McDonald’s Will Launch All-Day Breakfast on October 6Get ready for the nationwide rollout.
  28. The Chain Gang
    Congratulations, America: Burger King Just Unveiled ‘Fiery Chicken“The idea is that it’s so spicy it might actually offend you.”
  29. Price Check
    A $15 Minimum Wage Will Only Raise Big Mac Prices by About 22 CentsFast food will still be very, very cheap.
  30. The Chain Gang
    Taco Bell’s Hip and Boozy Chicago Store Will Have a BouncerIt’s opening in August in Chicago’s Wicker Park.
  31. Minimum Wage
    Fast-Food Workers Celebrate Minimum-Wage Victory As Franchisees Fight BackMany have hailed it as a major victory, but not everyone is happy.
  32. Minimum Wage
    NY Wage Board Officially Recommends $15 an Hour Pay Rate for Fast-Food WorkersThe pay bump will be phased in over several years.
  33. The Chain Gang
    McDonald’s Prepares to Finally Give Everyone All-Day BreakfastCustomers have only been asking for this since forever.
  34. Minimum Wage
    Gloria Steinem Calls for Higher Wages for Fast-Food WorkersShe’s pushing for $15 an hour — up from $8.75.
  35. The Chain Gang
    There Are About to Be a Whole Lot More Wendy’sThe chain plans to open 1,000 more locations by 2020.
  36. Bans
    L.A.’s Radical Fast-Food Ban Didn’t Lower Obesity Rates at AllPeople actually got fatter.
  37. Burger Business
    Americans Ordered 9 Billion Burgers in 2014That’s 30 million more than last year.
  38. Health Concerns
    A Study Linked Increased Fast-Food Consumption to Poor Test Scores in KidsIn some cases, eating chain restaurant food every day lowered test scores by four points.
  39. The Chain Gang
    Fast-Food Drive-Throughs Are Slower Than Ever Because of All the Gimmicky MenuBlame waffle breakfast tacos, chicken fries, and Doritos-laced everything.
  40. Pay Day
    Even Conservatives Support a Wage Hike for Restaurant WorkersMeanwhile, the city’s minimum wage will most likely reach $15.22 per hour in five years.
  41. Bans
    Fast-Food-Toy Ban Could Be Very EffectiveIt’s all about the free barbie.
  42. The Chain Gang
    McDonald’s Tests Out Giving Free Food to Drive-Through Customers Who WaitThere are a few catches.
  43. The Chain Gang
    Kremlin-Approved RusBurger Replaces McDonald’s in Crimea, PromisesCrimea finally gets a “Taste of Russia.”
  44. Whites People
    Fast-Food Breakfast Sandwich Wars Cause All-Out Egg White ShortageDried albumin stocks are at record lows!
  45. The Chain Gang
    Ronald McDonald’s Spiffy New Outfits Aren’t Getting a Lot of LoveAlso, he’s taking selfies now.
  46. Grub Guides
    11 Fast-Food Chains We Actually Want to See Open in New YorkNando’s, Waffle House, and more.
  47. The Chain Gang
    McDonald’s Shuts Down in CrimeaThe fast-food giant is offering to move workers and their families.
  48. The Chain Gang
    McDonald’s ‘Wage Theft’ Lawsuits Kick New Round of Fast-FoodThe minimum-wage debate rages on outside the home of the Dollar Menu.
  49. Lawsuits
    Fast-Food Employees Sue McDonald’s for Wage Theft“They all share a common purpose, to drive labor costs down by stealing wages from McDonald’s workers.”
  50. Quote of the Day
    José Andrés Will Change the Fast-Food Game NextIt’ll be open within the next two years, he says.
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