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2009-01-06 08:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In celebration of being the NFL's first "Official Wing Sponsor" of the NFL Playoffs and Super Bowl, KFC will make a six-figure charity donation if teams go deep into the playbook and successfully "wing" a Hail Mary(1) pass this postseason. If a team "wings it" and completes a Hail Mary pass on the final play of an upcoming NFL Divisional or Conference Championship Playoff game, KFC will donate $125,000 in the names of the...

2008-12-11 14:51:02

Three Kentucky Fried Chicken workers in California have been fired after being accused of using a restaurant sink as a bathtub, a company spokesman said. KFC spokesman Rick Maynard said the three unidentified female employees were initially suspended for allegedly bathing in a dishwashing sink in Anderson, Calif., but were later fired over the incident, the (Redding, Calif.) Record Searchlight said Thursday. KFC has zero tolerance for violations of our operating standards, and our franchisee...

2008-10-29 09:00:20

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the recent launch of Guitar Hero(R) World Tour and KFC's branded in-game integration and on-cup video game promotion, KFC has enlisted Guitar Hero(R) expert Dave Barley to challenge other video game rock stars around the world for a shot at rock game glory. Gamers who think they've got the hot licks to out-jam Barley on Guitar Hero World Tour can enter the "KFC Rocks" contest* for the chance to win a year's supply of KFC Original...

2008-10-02 21:00:03

By LAUREN SHEPHERD NEW YORK - Burger King Corp. said today it is now cooking with trans fat free cooking oils at all of its restaurants nationwide. The No. 2 hamburger chain also said all of its menu ingredients, including its baked goods, will contain zero grams of trans fat by Nov. 1. Trans fats are partially hydrogenated vegetable oil. They can raise bad cholesterol and lower healthy cholesterol, increasing the risk of heart disease, according to doctors. Trans fats are used to...

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2008-10-02 14:17:21

Fast food giant Burger King Corp announced Thursday that all of its menu ingredients will contain zero grams of trans fat by Nov. 1. In July 2007, the No. 2 hamburger chain said it planned to eliminate the use of partially hydrogenated vegetable oil in all of its U.S. restaurants by the end of 2008. "Our suppliers were able to manufacture enough quantity to get us there sooner than our committed deadline," said Chief Executive and Chairman John Chidsey. Chidsey gave no details about the new...

2008-10-01 09:00:28

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/608584/fast_food_home_d) has announced the addition of the "Fast Food & Home Delivery Outlets Market Report Plus 2008" report to their offering. The UK fast-food/takeaway and home-delivery market (excluding coffee shops) reached a value of GBP 9.33bn in 2007, an increase of 4.2% compared with 2006. If coffee shops are included, the value of the market reached GBP 11.63bn in 2007 -- a growth of 4.4% since 2006. This...

2008-09-25 12:00:15

By Josie Clarke Leading takeaway chains still offer little, if any, nutritional information to help customers make healthy choices, a study has found. No major takeaway restaurants give nutritional details on menus or menu boards, despite Britons eating almost two billion of their meals a year, the National Consumer Council (NCC) said. Customers find it difficult to work out how much fat, salt and sugar they are eating, and cannot compare meals to choose healthier options, the NCC said....

2008-09-18 12:00:25

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- More than six decades ago, Colonel Harland Sanders rocked the world with his now famous finger-lickin' Original Recipe(R). Today, KFC is creating another original hit with a branded integration and promotional giveaways surrounding America's most anticipated video game launch. In conjunction with the October unveiling of Activision's Guitar Hero(R) World Tour, fans nationwide will be able to register online beginning Oct. 26 for a chance...

2008-09-14 00:00:22

Police are still investigating after thieves stole a fridge- freezer from a fast-food restaurant. The mobile unit was holding food outside the KFC store in Cross Street, Long Eaton. The theft took place between 9am on Thursday and 4.40am on Friday. Anyone with details can call police on 0845 123 3333. (c) 2008 Derby Evening Telegraph. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-13 18:00:31

By Bainbridge, Jane Benoist, Anne Competition and consumer concerns about health are forcing restaurants to up the ante, writes Jane Bainbridge THE BACKGROUND When Burger King revealed last month that it was to introduce an Pounds 85 burger, many were quick to label it as little more than a gimmick. However, alongside McDonald's roll-out of a more subtle, stylish uniform for its staff and fresh decor, it highlights a shift toward more premium attributes in the fast-food sector. Besieged by...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.