It’s not exactly the kind of meal most vegetarians dream about, but it’s a valuable step in culinary equality for the meatless nonetheless: Taco Bell has just announced a certified vegetarian menu.
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If you have been to a Chipotle lately, you may have noticed something missing: Chipotle Pork Carnitas.
Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins issued a 2015 Corporate Social Responsibility Report which pledged to improve their company’s fast food nutrition. Will it matter?
McDonald’s is reportedly now serving kale in select Southern California locations, despite taking aim at the trendy leafy green vegetable in a recent ad campaign.
There’s a new healthy fast food chain in town — LYFE Kitchen — and it may revolutionize fast food.
Food is good. Even when it’s really, really bad for us. Usually, especially then. And if you’re trying to stick to the recommended 2,000 calorie diet, particularly at this time of year, you’ll want to think twice before you eat some of these restaurant meals that contain a startling number of calories.
McDonald’s recently reassured investors during a conference call that it’s going to address its declining sales by boosting efforts to attract parents, teachers and school children despite national efforts to keep fast food away from children.
Instant noodles are a convenient way to sneak in a quick meal, but they could be harming our health. Read about the study and try these healthier alternatives.
90% of US children eat more sodium than recommended. 1 in 6 have raised blood pressure. Want healthy kids? Then stop feeding them so many salty foods.
A fast food chain in the Pacific Northwest is skipping the made-in-China plastic toys in favor of seed packets. Does that make them healthy and sustainable?
This week’s food news will make you cringe and rejoice. New obesity research offers both hope and Western chagrin. Animal ag’s dark footprint puts salmonella on the spice rack, as well as on sandwiches. According to the CDC, we’ve got a bit of a mad cow problem around here — though obviously it’s actually a human problem; more specifically, it’s a wildly dysfunctional food-system problem that we could fix if we chose to do so. Don’t miss the yum or ignore the yuck: read on, for the week’s top news in food!
Hopefully you don’t eat as much fast food as you used to. Maybe you’ve given it up entirely. If anything, you’ve probably given up the really heinous stuff, you know, like Arby’s. Which is probably why the Georgia-based fast food chain is live-streaming a 13-hour commercial today showing nothing more than a brisket being smoked in its entirety. Brisket, in case you’re not in the know, is a big, dead chunk of a cow.
What’s new in food? Glad you asked! This week the USDA shows off its rubber stamp for ‘humane’ meat and poultry labels, while it shops for guns (no, really!) instead of regulating anything as silly as food labels. Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands of pounds of meat are recalled due to lack of USDA inspection. In less infuriating news, consumers seek out organics in ever-increasing numbers, and nifty new research weighs in on both high blood pressure and Egyptian vegetarians.