By 2016, McDonald’s will source only “verified sustainable beef.” The pledge, announced Tuesday, is an effort to make the fast-food chain’s meat production both greener and kinder to the animals whose meat winds up in its …
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In anticipation of the life-threatening sub-zero cold blast that’s hitting much of the country, freaked-out shoppers have been emptying the shelves of grocery stores.
The secret is out that “secret” menus at major fast food chains are not remotely secret. So why do restaurants bother at all?
Alaska state officials are hosting Walmart executives in the state capital this week in an effort to resolve a months-old dispute over Alaskan salmon fisheries’ sustainability credentials.
The seeds of the quarrel were planted …
The trend for more hot-and-spicy items on fast food menus has been marinating for a while, and is turning white hot just as we’re reaching the coldest time of the year.
Latest company to acquiesce to demands on genetically-modified foods
A tip to employees to avoid eating fast food was just the latest in a string of embarrassing posts on the McDonald’s internal resource site
In TIME’s year-end wrap-up for 2011, consumer outrage was highlighted as a hot trend. A couple years later, consumers only seem to be more outraged—and savvier about getting their voices heard.
In the beer world, the last five or so years have been marked by the rise of craft brews, and the simultaneous sales slump of most mass-market beers. Amid the turn to craft, one middle-of-the-road brew stands out because sales have increased for seven consecutive years. And no, it’s not PBR we’re talking about.
Got milk? You probably will next year — reports of $8-a-gallon milk are overblown, but there are some food items that will have you digging deeper in your pockets next year.
Move is part of a return to a franchise model in the U.S.
In the continued quest to become one-stop destinations, dollar stores have begun selling alcohol. While single beers go for $1 or less, only big spenders will opt for dollar store wine, which sells for $2.99 and up per bottle.