Fast food is a relatively recent innovation, only about as old as the automobile, and not really taking off until the 1950s. But in that short time, it has become an ultimately pervasive part of our culture; outside the most desolate tribes, it would be difficult to find someone who has not visited a McDonald’s in his life. 1,633 more words
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What you need to know: Yum Brands lowered its earnings growth forecast for the year after reporting worse-than expected sales numbers for its third quarter following a food scandal in China in which a supplier re-labeled meat that had passed its expiration date. 471 more words
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