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Fast food lovers exposed to chemical linked with autism and asthma

Mon, 2016-04-18 02:35

Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. If you love tucking into burgers and pizzas it's not just the takeaway that's bad for you - even the packaging can damage your health.

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Fast food lovers exposed to chemical linked with autism and asthma

Mon, 2016-04-18 02:35

If you love tucking into burgers and pizzas it's not just the takeaway that's bad for you - even the packaging can damage your health. People who eat a lot of fast food are exposed to up to 40 per cent higher levels of potentially harmful chemicals, according to new research.

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Long-time Fort Lupton restaurant makes way for progress

Sun, 2016-04-17 02:55

For decades the Branding Iron lay out the welcome mat to weary travelers and locals alike, offering home-cooked, sit-down meals, bragging on that Western hospitality. In the late '70s, oil and gas employees en route to the Wattenberg Field would use the restaurant as a meeting place, lining the blocks and parking lot with their trucks.

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Minimum Wage: Dooming The American Worker

Sat, 2016-04-16 22:25

With the advent of $15 an hour, labor has won what it considers a seminal victory in the minimum wage battle. We do so because of recent votes to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour in California and New York.

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A French Revolution

Sat, 2016-04-16 17:40

Did you ever hear about the battle over ownership of the 19th-century Viennese chocolate cake known as Sacher Torte? The Hotel Sacher and Demel Bakery engaged in close to a decade of legal wrangling over which establishment had the right to put the word "original" in their labeling. Amazingly, similar debates over bragging rights to the invention of poutine, a variant on the pan-Canadian favorite fast food of chips and gravy in which cheese curds are added, have yet to be resolved, although as far as I'm aware no legal actions have occurred.

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These 5 fast-food chains will dominate the industry

Sat, 2016-04-16 14:02

Consumers want more options, especially when it comes to fresh and healthy meals. As a result, fast-casual chains like Chipotle and Panera Bread are threatening the dominance of traditional fast-food brands and sit-down restaurants.

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Hardee's announces plans for 84 locations in Ohio

Sat, 2016-04-16 10:05

The burger chain, and sister brand to West Coast-based Carl's Jr., signed a franchisee to develop 84 stores across Ohio in the coming 9 to 12 years. The exact store count for Columbus, which doesn't currently have a single Hardee's restaurant, is unknown, but was named in a press release along with Cincinnati, Toledo, Youngstown and Dayton.

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'What You Are Fighting For Is Long Overdue': Scenes From the Fight for 15 Rally in Durham

Sat, 2016-04-16 05:16

Thursday April 14, 2016 - Eric Winston, of Durham, engergizes fellow activists in front of the McDonald's Thursday evening in Durham. Winston was one of hundreds of protestors were advocating for $15 per hour and unionization.

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Study: Eating fast food may expose people to harmful chemicals

Sat, 2016-04-16 01:00

A study released by George Washington University's School of Public Health found that eating fast food may expose people to harmful chemicals. Researchers said the definition of fast food in this study relied on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's definition, which includes basically anything you buy not served on a plate.

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The campaigns people of Derbyshire believe in

Fri, 2016-04-15 23:09

Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. From serious subjects regarding transport links or schools to the opening of fast food chains you Derbsyhire folk are a passionate bunch and we have done a round up of the online petitions you have created to try and bring about change.

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One of these is the Cronut, the other isn't - you can't stop food plagiarism

Fri, 2016-04-15 19:34

Left, Dominique Ansel Bakery's Cronut, a pastry that melds a croissant and a doughnut, debuted in 2013 and is available only at Ansel's SoHo bakery. Right, the Croissant Doughnut from Dunkin' Donuts was introduced a year later, and aims to capitalize on foodies' desire to try the real thing.

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a Fight for $15a workers protest at Manchester McDonald's

Fri, 2016-04-15 18:06

Two robberies and a high-speed chase across state lines sent multiple people to the hospital and ended with the arrest of a suspect on the F.E. Everett Turnpike Friday afternoon,... Low-wage earners and union activists protest early Thursday outside McDonald's on South Willow Street in Manchester, part of an international day of strikes and ... (more)

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Fight for $15 reaches 2 Phoenix McDonald's

Fri, 2016-04-15 18:06

Fight for $15 reaches 2 Phoenix McDonald's Protesters took to the streets Thursday at two separate McDonald's locations in Phoenix seeking living wages. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1NbOe19 Protesters, activists, and fast food workers march outside McDonald's during a demonstration for an increased minimum wage on Thursday, April 14, 2016, on 7th Street and McDowell in Phoenix, Ariz.

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Wendy's raises stakes in fast food bundled meal deal war

Fri, 2016-04-15 18:06

In early April, Wendy's upped the ante to the bundled meal war by adding a second entree option: a crispy chicken BLT sandwich. Wendy's introduced its 4 for $4 Meal featuring a Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger, chicken nuggets, fries, and a drink in October.

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A Ramen Burger, a Latke Sandwich, and Three Other Hybrid Foods I've Tried in Seattle Lately

Wed, 2016-04-13 07:37

Pizza crust stuffed with hot dogs? Fried chicken cutlets in place of hamburger buns? I'll just be over here with the meat sweats, clapping my hands with glee. Of course, I don't want to actually eat these greasy, fast-food Frankenstein's monsters on a regular basis.

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Fast food lovers are exposed to 40% higher levels of chemicals that ...

Wed, 2016-04-13 03:24

The toxic takeaway containers: Fast food lovers are exposed to 40% higher levels of chemicals that are known to disrupt hormones and have been linked to autism If you love tucking into burgers and pizzas it's not just the takeaway that's bad for you - even the packaging can damage your health. People who eat a lot of fast food are exposed to up to 40 per cent higher levels of potentially harmful chemicals, according to new research.

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Minnesota Burger King workers smash windows after prank call

Tue, 2016-04-12 17:04

A prank caller tricked workers at a Minnesota Burger King into smashing the windows of the restaurant to keep it from exploding, police said Saturday, mirroring similar deceptions at Burger Kings and other fast-food restaurants in other states in recent months. Police said employees at the restaurant in the Minneapolis suburb of Coon Rapids got the call Friday night from someone claiming to be with the fire department.

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Marcus, Iowa officials lift boil advisory after tests came back clear

Tue, 2016-04-12 12:49

A boil order was issued Sunday after a lightning strike caused a power outage Saturday night. The well stopped pumping and that caused it to lose pressure for 15 to 20 minutes.

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Man accused of being intoxicated, letting child drive him to fast food restaurant

Tue, 2016-04-12 08:33

A local man is under arrest, accused of taking a ride in the backseat while a child took the wheel. The child allegedly took him through the drive-thru at a local fast food restaurant.

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South Bay couple hurt by description on receipt

Tue, 2016-04-12 05:36

A South Bay couple is upset after finding these words on their receipt following a visit to a local fast food restaurant: "two lesbians with a child in back." Dominique Perry and Karen Corona found the description on April 4 when they returned home from a National City Popeye's restaurant and searched through the bag for condiments they requested.

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