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2012-06-21 13:40:01

Over half of inner city school-kids in deprived areas may be consuming fast foods/drinks at least twice a week, if the findings from one London borough are applicable elsewhere.

2011-06-30 05:00:00

In-N-Out Burger, Chick fil-A, and Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake Pizza top their categories YONKERS, N.Y., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- McDonald's popular slogan may be "lovin' it" but consumers beg to differ, the fast food icon was joined by Burger King, KFC and Taco Bell among the lower ranked chains in Consumer Reports first ever major fast food ratings.

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2010-11-09 06:35:00

A new study finds that children as young as 2 years of age are seeing more fast food ads than ever before, with restaurants rarely offering parents the healthier kids’ meal choices.

2010-04-13 10:59:00

BOSTON, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With one in four Americans reportedly consuming fast food on a daily basis(1), new research which will be released on Thursday, April 22(nd) at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 19(th) Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress indicating another reason to avoid fast food; It may also be lacking in appropriate amounts of iodine.

2009-04-15 00:39:58

Fast-food and soft drinks may boost children's risk of obesity, but they also make them happy, U.S. and Chinese researchers have found.

2008-09-07 03:00:17

By Grier, Sonya A Kumanyika, Shiriki K Targeted marketing of high-calorie foods and beverages to ethnic minority populations, relative to more healthful foods, may contribute to ethnic disparities in obesity and other diet-related chronic conditions.

2007-06-01 06:00:12

By Schor, Juliet B; Ford, Margaret The Commercialization of Childhood It is now well recognized that the United States is a consumer- driven society.

2007-04-12 03:00:10

By Francis, Charles A Don't Eat This Book: Fast Food and the Supersizing of America by Morgan Spurfock, Berkley Publishers, Penguin Group Inc., New York, NY, 2005, 308 pages.

2006-05-25 11:30:07

By Mike Collett-White CANNES, France (Reuters) - Director Richard Linklater has turned a bleak 1977 science fiction novel into an animation film starring Keanu Reeves, and believes its vision of a country ruled by fear and heavy surveillance proved prescient.

2006-05-25 12:01:33

By Mike Collett-White CANNES, France (Reuters) - U.S. director Richard Linklater has turned a bleak 1977 science fiction novel into an animation film starring Keanu Reeves, and believes its vision of a country ruled by fear and heavy surveillance proved prescient.


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