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2008-08-07 15:00:00

By ABBIE SWANSON QUINCY - The air conditioning in Norwell's Taco Bell made 6-year- old Richie Gardner cold, but his soft tacos and red Blitz Speed Racer toy car were a temporary distraction. "He loves Taco Bell," said grandfather Joe Cronin, of Marshfield, who got Richie his kid's meal at the 48 Washington St. restaurant. High obesity rates in children Richie's age and the link studies show between obesity and fast food have become the latest target of an advocacy group's report on the...

2008-08-07 00:00:07

Healthy kids meals at top restaurant chains are slim pickings, according to a report by a nonprofit public health group. Nearly every possible combination of the children's meals at Kentucky Fried Chicken, Taco Bell, Jack in the Box, Sonic and Chick- fil-A are too high in calories, said a report released Monday by the Center for Science in the Public Interest. "Parents want to feed their children healthy meals, but America's chain restaurants are setting parents up to fail," CSPI nutrition...

2008-08-05 09:00:05

By Joan Lowy Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Healthy kids' meals at top restaurant chains are slim pickings, according to a report by a nonprofit public health group. Nearly every possible combination of the children's meals at Kentucky Fried Chicken, Taco Bell, Sonic, Jack in the Box and Chick- fil-A are too high in calories, the report by the Center for Science in the Public Interest said. The report, released Monday in Washington, looked into the nutritional quality of kids' meals at...

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2008-08-04 16:15:00

A nonprofit public health group released a report on Monday suggesting that parents aren't likely to find healthy meal choices for their children on the menus of the nation's top restaurant chains. The report by the Center for Science in the Public Interest said nearly every possible combination of the children's meals at Kentucky Fried Chicken, Taco Bell, Sonic, Jack in the Box, and Chick-fil-A are too high in calories. The nutritional quality of kids' meals at 13 major restaurant chains was...

2008-08-04 15:00:03

Parents looking for healthy meals at many U.S. fast food chains, don't have a lot of choices, a U.S. food advocacy group said Monday. A report by the non-profit Center for Science in the Public Interest in Washington found nearly every possible combination of the children's meals at KFC, Taco Bell, Sonic, Jack in the Box, Chick-fil-A and other chains is too high in calories. Of the 1,474 possible choices at 13 chains examined, 93 percent exceed 430 calories -- an amount that is...

2008-07-10 09:01:07

American Lorain, an international packaged foods company, has won a bid to enter into a two-year contract with Yum! Restaurants Consulting, to distribute a variety of food products for Yum! China Division's subsidiaries Kentucky Fried Chicken and Pizza Hut in China. According to the company, the potential distribution contract will enhance the existing relationship between American Lorain and Yum! China Division. The potential contract, which is intended to cover the period from September...

2008-07-08 21:00:23

By Dawn House, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 8--There's not much time to prepare a home-cooked meal for Jennifer Herbert, who juggles a full-time real estate career and five children. Herbert regularly eats out, often with her husband and then as a family each week. She also meets clients at restaurants, and during the afternoon when she's driving her children to soccer games or music lessons, she stops at a fast-food drive-through for snacks. "My husband and I aren't big travelers and we...

2008-07-06 18:00:12

MORE than 200 locals have signed an internet petition to bring a KFC restaurant to a sleepy Midland town. The fast food enthusiasts have created a group on social networking website Facebook to get a branch of the US chicken chain opened in Evesham, Worcestershire. The group's creator, Carl Thomas, said: "If this works I should get the key to Evesham, or free chicken for a year." (c) 2008 Sunday Mercury; Birmingham (UK). Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-06-30 21:00:39

By David B Caruso NEW YORK - Making cannoli is serious business in New York. It's a dessert so tempting that even a hit man in the "Godfather" couldn't leave a box behind. But even the most respected chefs of this and other pastries are being ordered to make changes by Tuesday - the day New York's trans fat ban takes full effect. New York is the first American city to adopt such a stringent rule. Starting this week, the ban extends to almost all prepared food in restaurants, bakeries,...

2008-06-25 06:03:08

By Joseph Chaney With the stock market debut this month of the hot-pot restaurant chain Little Sheep, brokers are promoting a new theme for investors hungry for a slice of China's consumer boom: home-grown fast food. Chinese appetite for on-the-go burgers, fried chicken, pizza and noodles is expected to make fast food a $66 billion industry in China by 2009, up from $51.7 billion last year, according to the research firm Euromonitor. The Chinese chains Little Sheep, Cafe de Coral and...


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