When Your Teacher Asks If You Want Fries with That

When Your Teacher Asks If You Want Fries with That

When it comes to predatory marketing to children, nobody’s lovin’ it like McDonald’s. In addition to selling unhealthy food, the chain lures kids in with toys and a playground — and its spokesperson is a clown. But it’s the fast food...
Chicken Disneyland

Chicken Disneyland

McDonald’s made headlines recently by announcing it will transition to cage-free eggs by 2025. Hooray: You can feel better about eating that Egg McMuffin. Or at least you can a decade from now. Less than 1 percent of the fast food giant’s eggs currently come...
A Big Win for Fast Food Workers

A Big Win for Fast Food Workers

For many Americans, the only connection between Labor Day and labor is that you don’t have to do any of the latter as a result of the former. In other words, it’s just a day off work — an occasion to barbecue or go out of town for a three-day weekend. But...
Unhappy Meals

Unhappy Meals

McDonald’s is floundering. There’s no other way to say it. The global fast food chain has experienced declining U.S. sales for well over a year now. But why? I’d love to gloat that Americans have finally caught on that the Golden Arches peddles...
A Bacon-Wrapped Cholesterol Bomb

A Bacon-Wrapped Cholesterol Bomb

Let me say one word to you: Bacon. Not only is it delicious, it’s practically irresistible — I even know vegans who sneak bites of the stuff. And these days, it’s hard to avoid the pork strip. It’s in snack foods, on school lunch trays, and in bars,...
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