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2011-02-21 12:00:00

According to a study in the American Journal of Cardiology, over half of patients who have had heart attacks can still be found at their favorite fast food places at least once a week. John Spertus, of the University of Missouri at Kansas City, studied about 2,500 heart attack patients and found that 884 reported that they had eaten fast food frequently in the month before their heart attack. When Spertus and his colleagues checked back six months later, 503 were still eating fast food each...

2011-01-03 14:16:00

CANTON, Mass., Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dunkin' Donuts, America's all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, today launched a new multi-million dollar integrated advertising and marketing campaign that celebrates its guests' dedication and passion for Dunkin' Donuts coffee. The campaign features "everyday Joes" and is anchored by a simple question and answer: "What are you drinkin'?", "I'm drinkin' Dunkin'." The campaign will be integrated across television, radio, out-of-home...

2010-11-18 16:54:00

AUBURN, Ala., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The SUBWAY® restaurant at 1550 Opelika Highway is one of the restaurants where SUBWAY® Chief Development Officer Don Fertman worked undercover as "John Wilson" while filming an episode of the hit CBS television program, Undercover Boss. While there, Don worked with the store manager Sherri Easley, whose reputation for providing great customer service is reinforced by the fact that folks around Auburn refer to...

2010-11-16 15:44:00

MILFORD, Conn., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Don Fertman, Chief Development Officer for the SUBWAY® sandwich chain, has played a pivotal role in the growth of the SUBWAY® brand to become the largest quick service restaurant chain in the world. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101116/NY03011) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101116/NY03011) But recently, while participating in the hit CBS television series Undercover Boss, Don...

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2010-11-03 10:40:00

San Francisco's Board of Supervisors has voted to prohibit fast food restaurants from offering free toys with high-calorie, high-fat kids meals, making it the first city in the United States to establish health requirements for such promotions. The ordinance, which was passed by an 8-to-3 margin, is considered "veto proof" as it has enough votes to overturn a rejection by San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsome, an opponent of the legislation. It is currently scheduled to go into effect in December...

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2010-09-15 07:40:00

A new television ad produced by a Washington-based health group is taking aim at McDonald's high-fat menu, enraging the fast food giant. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine produced the new commercial, which is set to be aired in Washington DC during the airing of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on Thursday. The ad centers around an overweight, middle-aged man seen lying dead in a morgue holding a half-eaten burger as a woman weeps over his body. McDonald's omnipresent golden...

2010-09-07 05:00:00

In-N-Out Burger & Five Guys Burgers and Fries Top Subscriber Survey in October Issue YONKERS, N.Y., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- McDonald's may have served billions of burgers, but according to a recent survey of 28,000 Consumer Reports' subscribers, they fall at the bottom of the list among fast-food restaurants. Among the standouts were In-N-Out Burger and Five Guys Burgers and Fries. The full report and Ratings are available in the magazine's October issue and on...

2010-08-04 12:00:00

DENVER, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Quiznos, pioneer of the toasted sandwich and one of the nation's premier restaurant chains for sandwiches, salads and soups, and Lance Armstrong, legendary road-racing cyclist and seven-time Tour de France champion, today officially announced plans to hold an international pro-cycling competition in Colorado, August 22-28, 2011. Titled the Quiznos Pro Challenge, the race is expected to become one of the most significant international pro-cycling events...

2010-07-19 06:03:00

DENVER, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Quiznos, pioneer of the toasted sandwich and one of the nation's premier restaurant chains for sandwiches, salads and soups, today debuted a new national broadcast advertising campaign featuring three cats - nicknamed the "Singimals"- singing the features of Quiznos new $5, $4, $3 menu offerings. This advertising spot is the first of the fun and humorous "Singimals" commercials which will run on national and local television and radio beginning July 19. The...

2010-06-21 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Otarian, a new boutique fast-casual restaurant chain in New York and the first global chain to carbon footprint all of its menu items to international standards, today launched the Carbon Karma Card. Looking for ways to improve your karma? Every time you enjoy a tasty Otarian meal as compared to the meat alternative, you'll rack up "Carbon Karma credits" - rewards for helping save the planet one Otarian meal at a time. This week only, in celebration of...


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