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Pizza Hut & Taco Bell Remove Artificial Ingredients From the Menu

Pizza Hut and Taco Bell announced on May 26th that they will remove all artificial colors and flavors from their food. The move is likely in response to consumer demands and increasing consumer awaren…

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How Much Salt is in Your McDonald’s Meal?

Exactly how much sodium is in your favorite McDonald’s guilty pleasure? I’ve compiled a list of some common foods to give you a sense. Keep in mind that most experts recommend getting less than 2300 m…

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Why Chipotle Said ‘No’ to GMOs

Chipotle says it's "G-M-Over it." The burrito giant responded to growing consumer pressure today, announcing that all genetically modified foods have been booted from the menu. GMOs weren't lurk…

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McDonald’s To Restrict Antibiotics In Chickens

Do you love chicken but worry about eating the antibiotic-treated poultry a lot of fast food nuggets and patties are made from? Fast-food giant McDonald's has decided to ease your anxiety a bit. The c…

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Trade Your Fast Food Receipts for Fresh Food

What if someone told you it was possible to redeem your fast food receipts for healthy, ready-to-prepare food? You would take them up on that immediately right? That's how recipe-kit delivery servi…

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What is Domino’s Pizza Doing in Our Schools?

With childhood obesity on the rise, the US Department of Agriculture began raising nutrition standards for school food in 2012. The assumption was that fast foods and snacks were the culprits, and tha…

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Taco Bell Explains Mystery Ingredients, Almost

In response to past lawsuits and a general trend towards transparency in the fast food industry, Taco Bell is now publicly displaying the not-so-secret ingredients in their famous mystery meat. Accord…

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How Fast Food Signs Can Make You Overeat

When "fast foods" were first introduced to the world, the idea was simple: quick and cheap foods would allow people to eat a meal on-the-go and move on to complete their work. This, it was believed, w…

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Why Portion Sizes Won’t Fix America’s Obesity Epidemic

It has been suggested that America could combat its obesity epidemic by standardizing restaurant portion sizes. The idea, excerpted in this Salon article from a book called “A Big Fat Crisis” by Debor…

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Papa John’s Vows to Stop Using Gestation Crate Meat

Pizza powerhouse Papa John's has made a commitment to stop working with suppliers that are raising sows in gestation crates. This move comes as the food industry as a whole is shifting away from the u…

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