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Lessons from the food truck worker who was fired over a tip-shaming tweet

Aug 1, 2013
A New York food truck worker who tweeted about a big company not leaving a tip on a big order lost his job over the tweet.
Posted In: tips, restaurants, food and drink, Twitter
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Yuck: A fourth-grader's undercover look at school lunch

Jun 28, 2013
In the fall of 2011, fourth-grader Zachary Maxwell set out to show his parents and the world his less-than-appetizing lunch tray reality.
Posted In: Food, food and drink, school lunches, nutrition, Health
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Breakfast: The most important meal for food companies

Jun 26, 2013
General Mills posts strong profits, but the battle for breakfast is heating up.
Posted In: food and drink, Food, breakfast, General Mills, cereal
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Critics accuse Ralphs of creating 'food apartheid'

Jun 20, 2013
Critics say Ralphs fobs off lower-quality products on low-income neighborhoods, but Ralphs says it varies what's on sale based on what customers buy.
Posted In: Ralphs, food desert, food and drink, Food, grocery stores
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Are you afraid of the potato cartel?

Jun 17, 2013
A giant grocery wholesaler is accusing a giant potato growers association of fixing prices.
Posted In: potatoes, idaho, McDonald's, price fixing, food and drink
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Could California's humane chicken law hatch a national trend? (Map)

Jun 13, 2013
A battle is brewing over a California law that requires laying-hens to be given more space in the coop. Other egg-producing states want to override the law’s requirement.
Posted In: eggs, animal rights, chickens, food and drink, farm bill
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Target wants to take a bite out of the organic market

Jun 10, 2013
As big-box stores like Target and Walmart compete for grocery sales, new offerings -- like organic produce -- are one way to up the ante.
Posted In: Target, Wal-Mart, food and drink, organic
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Two years after the Partnership for Healthier America, have calorie counts decreased?

May 30, 2013
In 2010, 16 food and beverage companies promised to reduce calories as part of the First Lady’s Partnership for a Healthier America. Two years later, how have they done?
Posted In: food and drink, Food, calorie, Michelle Obama, obesity
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Soon, an app to tell you when your microwave popcorn is ready

May 29, 2013
It'll listen to the bag popping in the microwave and algorithmically tell you exactly when to take it out.
Posted In: popcorn, food and drink
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Does McDonald's have too many items on the menu?

May 23, 2013
Fewer choices might speed up service and put the 'fast' back into 'fast food', and it just might help you enjoy your burger more.
Posted In: McDonald's, fast food, food and drink

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