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Why Burger King is paying for this couple's wedding

Fast food giant Burger King is paying for an Illinois couple’s wedding. Why? Because their names are Joel Burger and Ashley King, so it’s being dubbed a Burger-King event. 158 more words

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KFC's parent company is going for Chick-fil-A's throat

KFC and Taco Bell parent company Yum! Brands appears to have plans in the works to chip away at Chick-fil-A’s dominance in the U.S.

Yum! has been slowly opening a new franchise called Super Chix, that sells chicken sandwiches, fries and custard, a clear shot at Chick-fil-A’s own offerings. 251 more words

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The Royal Experience at Dunkin Donuts

A pleasant march morning was greeted with an even more pleasant surprise-in-bed instead of a breakfast-in-bed and being the foodie I am I was surprisingly not at all sad about it.  450 more words

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Exporting obesity: U.S. food choices impact the world

In my last post, I talked about the influence of popular culture on food choices both in and outside the U.S. This new Buzzfeed video is another illustration of how American food and diet are seen. 68 more words

Social Media Journalism And The Food Industry

Connor K's Second Mini Document Analysis

Link: http://www.healthfitnessfanatics.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/obesity.png

Summary:  This chart was accompanied by an article that was published on the USDA website on June 1st, 2010.  The chart, with information collected by the United Sates Department of Agriculture, displays the average calories gained by eating away from home, per meal.  548 more words

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Mike L's Second Mini Document Analysis

 Link: http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2011/sep/10_0272.htm

Summary- In the article “Protecting Children From Harmful Food Marketing: Options for Local Government to Make a Difference”, Jennifer L. Harris and Samantha K. 579 more words

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Mike L's First Mini Document Analysis

 Link: http://www.livestrong.com/article/259534-what-are-the-benefits-of-fast-foods/

Summary- In the article “What Are the Benefits of Fast Food” by Natalie Stein, it is stated that 10% of the calories consumed in America is from fast food. 481 more words

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