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Fast Food Workers In Philadelphia Plan To Walk Off The Job, Rally For Higher Wages

Organizers say today’s rally will be their biggest yet, with other “underpaid workers” joining them across the country.

04/15/2015

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Study: Fast Food Consumption Linked To Poor Academic Growth

Put down the cheeseburger: New research shows kids who eat fast food regularly perform worse in school than children who don’t.

01/13/2015

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Fast Food Can Affect Student Learning

Findings from a national study show that fast food not only increases kids’ weight but decreases test scores.

01/07/2015

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Cellphones Not The Only Cause Of Distracted Driving

Who knew putting on makeup while driving is illegal in New Jersey? And elsewhere. It is. And that’s not all.

05/16/2014

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Subway Testing Hummus, Thinner Deli Meats

Tony Pace, Subway’s chief marketing officer, said that the chain began testing hummus as a topping in early April.

05/06/2014

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Bad News, Burrito Lovers: Chipotle Is Raising Prices

Chipotle is feeling confident that customers are willing to pay more for its burritos, bowls and tacos.

04/18/2014

Supporters Line Up For Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day

Chick-fil-A To Use Only Chickens Raised Without Antibiotics

The Atlanta-based chain said it’s working with suppliers to build up an adequate supply for its nearly 1,800 restaurants.

02/13/2014

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Penn, Temple Students Preach ‘Respect’ For Fast Food Workers

A local group of Penn and Temple students held a “flash” performance inside a McDonald’s in University City last night, calling on higher wages for fast food workers.

12/06/2013

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Local Fast Food Workers Join A National Protest Against Low Wages

Dozens walked off their jobs across the United States in 100 cities.

12/05/2013

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Fast-food Chain Hardee’s Expanding To Northeast

The expansion will begin in New Jersey and New York, followed by Connecticut and Massachusetts.

10/01/2013

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You Don’t Have To Be Perfect To Be Healthy

You don’t have to use special facial creams or start the latest fad diet in order to look and feel good. It’s much more simple and less expensive than that.

09/19/2013

Fast Food

Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Fast Food?

From chicken wings to mozzarella sticks, which is the most delicious fast food? You decide!

07/17/2013

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Chick-fil-A Offers Free Food To Anyone In A Cow Costume On Friday

If you just happen to have one lying around, show up at any of the restaurant’s more than 1,700 locations wearing it, and you’ll get a free entrée or meal.

07/12/2013

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Study: Fast Food Nutrition Has Improved Only Marginally

Think fast food has gotten healthier? You might want to put down those coconut oil-fried, sea salt-coated french fries and think again.

05/15/2013

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Health: How Healthy Are Fast Food Kids’ Meals?

A consumer watchdog organization that reviewed thousands of meals for children says 97 percent of kids’ meals didn’t meet nutritional standards from the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

03/28/2013

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