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2014-01-21 16:23:06

Domino's expects to sell more than 11 million slices, 3 million chicken wings on Feb. 2 ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It isn't just football players preparing for the big football game next week, but pizza makers and delivery drivers too. Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, is counting down to kickoff and ready to take on its biggest day of the year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120814/DE55948LOGO-b ) As the Denver and...

Study Claims Fast Food Is Not A Major Factor In Childhood Obesity
2014-01-16 12:03:44

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at the University of North Carolina has found that fast food isn’t necessarily the cause of childhood obesity – it’s a symptom. The study, which was published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, said poor dietary habits that obese children learn at home are the main cause of their weight problems. “This is really what is driving children’s obesity,” said study author Barry Popkin,...

2014-01-13 12:25:08

CHICAGO, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's consumers order takeout on a regular basis. In fact, more than half (51 percent) report doing so at least once a week. When consumers think of takeout, fast food usually comes to mind. However, with the exception of fast-food concepts, prepared foods from grocery stores are utilized more often for takeout than any other segment. Takeout poses special challenges for operators and catering programs, but is also an attractive way to increase unit...

2014-01-09 23:22:10

An adorable snowman pancake recipe and a gallery of fun penguin activities have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Let the kids have fun with pancakes and penguins this season. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Pancakes and winter just seem to go together. Seasoned Moms are sharing a yummy snowman pancake and a gallery of fun penguin activities on Kids Activities Blog. Get creative this season together with the kids. A snowman pancake breakfast is great even for the most...

2014-01-08 17:38:09

According to a new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior Food prepared away from home is typically higher in calories and lower in nutrition than food prepared at home, but it now makes up more than one-third of all calories purchased in the United States. Consumers tend to view full-service restaurants as providing healthier, higher quality food than fast-food restaurants, but some studies have found much higher calorie, fat, and sodium levels in food at full-service...

2014-01-03 12:23:41

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today joined the Pennsylvania Dairymen's Association and Valley Grange #1360 in celebrating the 60(th) anniversary of the Dairymen's Association milkshake. "The Dairymen's Association milkshake is a tradition that has stood the test of time," said Governor Corbett, "Each year thousands of Pennsylvanians enjoy this delicious treat here at the Pennsylvania Farm Show." At the 50's-themed showcase event the...

2014-01-03 08:21:10

ATLANTA, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Edge Technologies Corporation (OTC: EEDG) CEO James Boyd said company plans to sign first lease this month on first Gourmet Chicken Restaurant Location. "We have been successful in finding two locations that meet our criteria and have been in discussions with a real estate developer who has a portfolio of high visibility properties and proceeding with lease negotiations," Boyd said. "We plan to have the lease signed by mid-January for...

2014-01-02 16:21:20

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A sculpture made from nearly 1,000 pounds of butter was unveiled today at the Pennsylvania Farm Show, celebrating the 60(th) anniversary of the show's iconic milkshake served by the Pennsylvania Dairymen's Association. The sculpture, sponsored by Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association and Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program, takes its cue from the number one song in 1954, "Shake, Rattle and Roll" and features a family enjoying a delicious...

2013-12-30 16:20:59

DJs from Los Angeles, Chicago and Newport News, Va., battle for $10,000 and bragging rights at exclusive finale event taping in NYC OAK BROOK, Ill., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's Flavor Battle, a national disc jockey (DJ) competition featuring some of America's hottest up-and-coming mix-masters, revealed today DJ R-Tistic of Los Angeles; Niena Drake of Chicago; and DJ Erika B of Newport News, Va.; beat nine other DJs from across the nation and advanced to the final round...

Criticism Over Posts Leads To Removal Of McDonald's Resource Site
2013-12-27 06:50:46

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Update: Dec. 27, 2013 @ 6:50 a.m. McDonald's resource website was designed to help employees deal with a variety of situations like housing, child care, grief, education and more. However, negative comments posted to the site has prompted the fast food giant to temporarily remove it. According to ABC News, McDonald’s is having the vendor remove the site because of inappropriate content. “Between links to irrelevant or...


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