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  1. FBI corrals fast-food robbers; Chipotle robbery inside jobRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | KCTV5

    The FBI and area police say they have busted a group of men who had robbed fast-food restaurants and planned more robberies. Two of the suspects worked at a Chipotle that was robbed by a suspect toting an assault rifle and detectives believe the suspects helped plan and execute the robbery, according to federal court documents.


  2. No French fries for you! McDonald's faces potato famineRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The Star Online

    McDonald's Holdings Co Ltd has embarked on an emergency measure of only offering small-sized French fries to customers, as a protracted labour dispute at US West Coast ports continues to create long delays in shipping. The fast-food chain was forced to import more than 1,000 tonnes of frozen fries by air, which began arriving on Monday Dec 15, and is routing another 1,600 tonnes through ports on the US East Coast, which should arrive in late January.


  3. Yum Brands: A Good Time To Invest In A Stable CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... primarily driven by its China division which is expected to rebound in 2015. One of the biggest downsides of the fast food segment is that it is highly competitive. For instance, Pizza Hut had disappointing comp sales growth in Q3 despite management ...


  4. McDonald's violated workers' rightsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    The National Labor Relations Board issued 13 complaints today against McDonald's and some of its franchisees, calling them "joint employers" and alleging they violated labor rights of employees at various restaurants nationwide. The labor board found merit in 86 cases filed in 13 cities including Chicago, New York and San Francisco.


  5. The NRLB Gave Unions a Huge Boost Today . . . But Ita s Not Likely to LastRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | National Review Online

    The National Labor Relations Board just charged several dozen McDonalds franchises with unfair labor practices. In an unusual move , the NLRB also charged McDonalds Corp. as a co-defendant with its franchisees.


  6. Finger-licking hot bhut jolokia in KFCRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Guwahati, Dec. 19: A "flaming hot" slice of the Northeast has just spiced up an American fast food giant's recipe. The US-headquartered KFC has included bhut jolokia as an ingredient for the new and unique Flaming Crunch Chicken, a signature crisp and juicy chicken dish of the company.


  7. National Labor Relations Board: McDonald's violated protesting workers' rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    McDonald's and its franchise owners violated workers' rights by intimidating and firing employees who protested for higher wages and better working conditions, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board said in complaints filed Friday. Over the last two years , fast-food workers have protested outside McDonald's , Burger King and other restaurants across the country, and in New Orleans, demanding a $15 hourly minimum wage for employees.


  8. Dutch weedburgers won't get you high, but they could save the planetRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Grist Magazine

    The Dutch are turning fast food into superfood with the new "weedburger." And although the name's double meaning is no doubt an effective marketing technique, the weedburger isn't made of what you think.


  9. 'Nightmare Before Christmas': Labor Board Doubles Down on...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Entrepreneur Magazine

    The franchise industry and the National Labor Relations Board are gearing up for another battle regarding fast-food employees and the definition of franchising. On Friday, the NLRB issued complaints against McDonald's franchisees and McDonald's corporate as joint employers in 86 alleged labor violations.


  10. The Outlook For Jack In The BoxRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Value generated by the company in recent years have been largely due to the refranchising program allowing the company to cut costs and increase operating profitability. Now, the company seems to be focusing on opening new stores in order to reinvigorate growth, which has been falling in the past years.


  11. NLRB charges McDonald's for retaliating against workersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    Many fast food workers who protested against McDonald's while trying to increase their wages and unionize, were threatened, fired or otherwise retaliated against, the National Labor Relations Board said in civil charges it filed Friday. The NLRB charges consolidate dozens of unfair labor practice cases filed around the country and in Philadelphia and, significantly, name McDonald's Corp. as a joint employer along with local franchise owners.


  12. Free Will Astrology: Week of Dec. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Westender

    ... There's a third place where it's used, too: in the burger buns sold by McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's, and other fast food joints. I'm not suggesting that you order a big supply of azodicarbonamide and ingest it. But I do hope you will consider ...


  13. McDonald's violated worker rights: NLRBRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A government labor watchdog has accused McDonald's and some franchise owners of violating workers rights by retaliating against them for taking part in fast food protests. McDonald's violated worker rights: NLRB A government labor watchdog has accused McDonald's and some franchise owners of violating workers rights by retaliating against them for taking part in fast food protests.


  14. Secret Santa Surprises Fast-food Workers with $100 BillsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Amazing News

    It's the time of year when we begin to hear stories of strangers performing random acts of kindness and this year, the town of Hyannis, Massachusetts is the beneficiary. A stranger who bears more than a passing resemblance to Santa Claus has been visiting local fast food restaurants and making gifts of crisp $100.00 bills to the employees.


  15. A Customer Tipped a Whataburger Worker With a $10K Fur CoatRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Grub Street

    Cheryl Semien was working the drive-through shift on Wednesday at a Houston-area Whataburger when she couldn't believe this stranger pulled up sporting a fancy mink coat. "I said, 'Ma'am, I like that jacket you've got on,'" she recalls.


  16. McDonald's Boosts McNuggets Sales With iBeacon TestRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Entrepreneur Magazine

    Fast-food franchisees in Columbus, Ga. are using iBeacons to provide customers with coupons, alerts and even employment opportunities when they near a McDonald's.


  17. You'll Never Guess Which Fast Food Place Customers Think Is the...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    If you're pulling into a White Castle to grab a sack of sliders, chances are you aren't expecting to find a healthy meal staring back at you in their cardboard carriers. After all, the company ranks last in Consumer Reports latest survey that asks what consumers think of when considering restaurants with healthful meal options.


  18. Produce polarizes fast-food chains' marketingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Packer

    More disturbing, though, is that one particular James Earl Jones ad implies a fresh produce-centric-eating lifestyle is "disturbing." As part of the Arby's "We Have the Meats" campaign, Jones' recent ad suggests that, without Arby's meat-dominant sandwiches, the world could be a much different place - one in which humans would sit down to dinner at a "fancy kale house" and amuse ourselves on weekends by playing "fantasy croquet."


  19. McDonald's Highest-Calorie Menu Item Is In CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    Japan's french-fry shortage has gotten so bad that McDonald's has started limiting how many customers can buy. Customers can buy only the smallest fry size at the fast-food chain's 3,200 Japanese stores, Jonathan Soble at The New York Times reports .


  20. Santa Claus Look-A-Like Helps The Big Guy Out By Handing Out $100 BillsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Switched

    Several fast food chains in Hyannis, Massachusetts have reported getting special visits recently from an anonymous man -- who many say bears a striking resemblance to St. Nick himself, the Boston Globe reported. He dropped in at the area's Marylou's, Dunkin' Donuts, and McDonald's, among other eateries, and handed out envelopes bearing the message "Merry Christmas" that were each stuffed with a $100 bill.