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2008-06-25 12:00:00

By Misti Crane, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jun. 25--At least one Franklin County resident sickened in the E. coli outbreak ate tainted ground beef bought at the Kroger Marketplace in Gahanna. Ohio and federal officials wouldn't yet say where the meat at the Kroger came from and have not determined whether the bacteria in the meat is a match to a string of infections that have been linked in Ohio and Michigan. But the food-safety manager for the grocer's Columbus division confirmed a...

2008-06-21 06:00:00

The quest for the source of the E. coli 0157:H7 that has sickened dozens of people in Ohio and Michigan continues, and more signs point to ground beef. But neither the federal government nor local health officials had found a definitive link or announced any recalls as of yesterday. The number of central Ohio cases has reached 15, and 11 of those cases are genetically linked, pointing to a common source of infection. The cases also match two elsewhere in Ohio and nine in Michigan, where...

2007-03-19 06:00:20

Every day you're faced with hard decisions -- Democrat or Republican? "Grey's Anatomy" or "CSI"? Stuffed jalapenos or mozzarella cheese sticks? Whew, those are tough calls! While Jack in the Box® restaurants can't help you decide which political party to support or what TV show to watch, it does have the answer to your snack-food dilemma -- the Sampler Trio. Available now, Jack's Sampler Trio features three stuffed jalapenos, three mozzarella cheese sticks and...

2006-06-08 08:50:00

CHICAGO -- Wendy's International Inc. on Thursday said it would significantly cut trans fats from its menu, beating market leader McDonald's Corp., which still has not made good on its promise to remove the artery-clogging fats from french fries in the United States. Wendy's, the No. 3 U.S. burger chain, said its restaurants in the United States and Canada will switch to a new blend of corn and soy oil for french fries and breaded chicken items starting in August. The move will reduce trans...

2006-06-08 08:10:00

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wendy's International Inc. on Thursday said it would significantly cut trans fats from its menu, beating market leader McDonald's Corp., which still has not made good on its promise to remove the artery-clogging fats from french fries in the United States. Wendy's, the No. 3 U.S. burger chain, said its restaurants in the United States and Canada will switch to a new blend of corn and soy oil for french fries and breaded chicken items starting in August. The move will...

2005-11-30 19:15:23

By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Healthy options available at fast food outlets are often not what they seem, containing unexpectedly large amounts of salt and fat, British consumer watchdog magazine Which? said on Thursday. However, companies' attempts to promote a better image seemed to be working as some children now believed fast food was healthy, the watchdog's research found. Which? said it had tested a range of products from four major fast food firms -- McDonald's,...

2005-09-02 14:45:00

By Tiziana Cauli PARIS (Reuters) - Malik Belkouche lives in a city brimming with fast-food restaurants, but it wasn't until a special one opened that he finally ordered a hamburger. Like many other Muslims, the 24-year-old technician avoided the top item in fast-food chains because the meat had not been prepared according to the Islamic halal ritual. But Beurger King Muslim (BKM) changed that. "I hadn't had a hamburger in seven years and I missed it," said Belkouche, who has eaten at BKM at...

2005-08-31 09:05:00

PARIS -- Malik Belkouche lives in a city brimming with fast-food restaurants, but it wasn't until a special one opened that he finally ordered a hamburger. Like many other Muslims, the 24-year-old technician avoided the top item in fast-food chains because the meat had not been prepared according to the Islamic halal ritual. But Beurger King Muslim (BKM) changed that. "I hadn't had a hamburger in seven years and I missed it," said Belkouche, who has eaten at BKM at least three times a week...

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2005-06-08 07:42:36

The hamburger salesman and clown is getting an image makeover, as a fitness guru for kids. LOS ANGELES -- Hamburger salesman and clown Ronald McDonald is getting an unlikely image makeover -- as a snowboarding, hoops-shooting fitness guru for tots. The new athletic Ronald, McDonald's Corp.'s mascot for the last 42 years, will even be sporting a more form-fitting version of his trademark yellow jumpsuit. In a television commercial that hits airwaves on Friday, an animated Ronald will be seen...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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