Burger King’s proposed $11 billion acquisition of Tim Hortons was widely characterized as a canny tax-saving maneuver as soon as it was announced. But what Burger King might gain monetarily might not balance the ill will the merger has generated with customers who see the burger chain’s action as unpatriotic.
Feeding America, a nationwide network of food banks, found in a recent report that 49 million Americans face limited or uncertain access to adequate food. The food assistance programs that combat food insecurity have two goals: providing immediate hunger relief and raising awareness to engage the country to fight hunger.
Reading food labels can be a challenge, especially when trying to make choices to support a more sustainable food system. Food and nutrition labels around the world can include a lot of information, and not all of it is easy to decipher. Here are ten things to consider when reading food labels.
Fast food workers from McDonald's, Burger King, and others kicked off another round of nationwide strikes Thursday, re-iterating their demands for a $15 minimum wage and the right to unionize. Since the fast food strikes began in 2012, the wage gap has become a national issue, and several states, cities, and companies have raised minimum pay rates.
Certain farming practices can trap a majority of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. On a global scale, this could even lead to a net decrease in atmospheric greenhouse gas levels — or, in other words, help reverse climate change.
Fast food customers increasingly demand that food be better tasting, healthier, and sustainable, which is changing the landscape of the fast food industry.
A recall of prepared chicken Caesar salad kits includes nearly 93,000 pounds of products that may be contaminated with listeria. The recalled Caesar salad kits from California-based APPA fine foods were sold at Sam's Club Café restaurants nationwide.
Tim Hortons and Burger King have finalized a deal to merge, becoming the world's third-largest fast-food company. Under the deal announced Tuesday, Burger King will move its tax residence to Tim Hortons' base in Canada, thus avoiding higher taxes in the United States.
Members of Ukrainian police special task force 'Sich' take part in a drill at their base in Slaviansk. Fighting broke out again in Ukraine's rebel-held city of Donetsk as President Petro Poroshenko prepared to unveil a risky plan to give the separatist-minded east 'special status' in a bid to end a conflict that has killed ov...
McDonald's announced today that it will enter the $11-billion-plus retail coffee market early next year. The world's largest burger chain is partnering with Kraft to roll out McDonald's McCafé-brand coffee in ground, whole-bean, and single-cup forms in grocery stores across the US.
Navigating the grocery store aisles isn’t always easy, especially if eaters want environmentally sustainable, and socially conscious options. Thankfully, there are some great apps that can improve grocery shopping and help consumers make better choices.
The total number of US restaurants stood at 635,494 in its Spring 2014 count. That’s flat compared with the 633,043 count for Fall 2013 and shows growth of just 0.8 percent since the Spring 2013 census.
Raising eggs, meat, and dairy on an industrial scale tends to be very resource-intensive. However, livestock are integral to the nutritional well-being and livelihood of millions of people around the world.
Coca-Cola (KO) will pay $2.15 billion for a 16.7 percent stake in Monster Beverage (MNST), the company announced Friday. The move by Coca-Cola to join forces with Monster is one of several moves the soda giant has made to diversify its business as soft drink sales decline in the US.
Chicken Fries are being revived at Burger King after being dropped from the menu in 2012. A social media groundswell prompted Burger King to bring back Chicken Fries, which are scheduled to be on the menu for the next three months.
Taco Bell has opened U.S. Taco Co. in California, in an effort to cater to a clientele that wouldn't normally set foot in a fast food restaurant. The new restaurant features sophisticated tacos and ingredients not typically associated with the Taco Bell brand.
Fair Food Network, a nonprofit based in Michigan, is trying to promote local agriculture through its program called Double Up Food Bucks. Fair Food Network's president, Oran B. Hesterman, explains how the program works.
Jack in the Box is adding a breakfast item to its menu: a croissant donut. It isn't the famous cronut from a popular New York bakery, but the croissant donut from Jack in the Box is close.