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The Chicken That Should be Banned

There's no doubt about it. Processed food like that from McDonald's is just not part of a healthful diet in fact, much of it cannot even pass for real food. I am very grateful I can say I hav…

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Corporations Going Green

I often check in with twitter in the morning for my green news, and most of the time it's about what needs to be done (or nowadays, about the unfolding devastation in Japan) or what animals need to be…

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Toys Not Allowed in San Francisco Happy Meals

McDonald's spends millions of dollars each year on toys to include in some of the meal packages. The restaurant chain's goal is clearly to use very cheap plastic figures, which cost virtually nothing,…

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What Rot? The Lasting Power of the McDonald’s Happy Meal

The McDonald's fast food chain is no stranger to controversy. It seems like any given moment, there are a handful of flare-ups implicating the McDonald's corporation of all sorts of wrongdoings, a…

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Pulling the Plug on Marketing Junk Food to Kids

When asked by my young son, I simply say something to the effect of, "The reason they put cute little cartoon characters on that box is because the product is made of garbage and they know no one woul…

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Child Behavior Modification: By Any Means Necessary?

Anthony Bourdain, author of Kitchen Confidential, and all around aging bad-boy of the culinary set, has penned his new, not so humble tome, titled Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine To The World Of Food A…

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McDonald’s Fries to Go Pesticide-Free?

McDonald's, the States' largest purchaser of potatoes, is taking preliminary steps to go pesticide-free, Reuters reports. Investor groups had been pushing for the move, and now McDonald's looks like i…

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