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    Plant-based food from KFC, McDonalds, Burger King may not be healthy

    When “Beyond Fried Chicken” was added to Louisville-based Kentucky Fried Chicken‘s menu on Jan. 10, it became instantly clear that plant-based meat alternatives had gone mainstream. “We couldn’t be prouder to partner with KFC to offer a best-in-class product that not only delivers the delicious experience consumers expect from this iconic chain but also provides the added benefits of plant-based meat,” said Ethan Brown, founder and CEO of Beyond Meat. Made with pea protein and flavored with KFC’s signature “finger-lickin’ good” seasonings, the Beyond Fried Chicken menu item is the most recent addition to “on-the-go” faux  

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    Are McDonald’s, Taco Bell & Wendy’s Open on MLK Day 2022? Fast Food Opening Hours

    Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day honors the iconic civil rights activist and offers an opportunity to remember the significant strides the campaigner made to advance civil liberties for all Americans. Celebrated annually on the third Monday of January, MLK Day this year falls on January 17, 2022. As MLK Day is now a federal holiday, schools, banks and the U.S. Postal Service are not in operation, leaving some people confused whether their local fast food establishment will be open for business this Monday. Read on to discover whether popular eateries will be open or operating at reduced hours on  

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    In A First, McDonalds Adds Healthy Choices To Its Menu For Customers

    In the post-pandemic era, health is no longer a second option but one of the major priorities for people. Healthcare expenses are not being spared and individuals are consciously switching to a healthy diet and lifestyle. The diet that we consume on a daily basis has a significant impact on our overall health and well-being. Many restaurants and eateries are now trying to incorporate healthy options into their regular menus. Fast-food giant McDonald’s is also aiming to cater to health-conscious individuals, especially children. They have introduced nutritious options which can be opted as additions to their ‘Happy Meal’. (Also Read:  

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    Find deals at McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Wawa, more

    UPDATE: While National Fast Food Day is over, the deals continue. Many chains have ongoing updates and roll out new specials on their mobile apps. Starbucks also has a free reusable cup giveaway Thursday and McDonald’s has a deal on its Egg McMuffin.  A week after National Fried Chicken Sandwich Day, it’s time for another day to “celebrate” food. Tuesday is the National Fast Food Day, and burger joints and chicken chains have specials for the made-up food holiday, held annually on Nov. 16. A recent study released by SeeLevel HX, a customer experience measurement company, found  

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    How McDonald’s and Wendy’s are dealing with fast food labor shortages

    Lino Lakes, Minnesota, Help wanted sign at McDonalds with great starting pay. Michael Siluk | Getty Images Quick service and fast-food restaurants are facing several headwinds when it comes to solving their labor problems. The pressures have been mounting throughout the year. Seventy-eight percent of restaurant operators said that recruiting and retaining employees was their top challenge in a National Restaurant Association survey in July — in January, only 8% said that was their top challenge. Overall employment in food services and drinking places has seen marginal improvements in recent months, with nearly 120,000 workers added in October, but the  

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    Fast food from Domino’s, McDonald’s contained chemicals in plastics

    A new study shows that chemicals known as phthalates, which have been linked to health problems, have been detected in food from popular chains like McDonald’s, Chipotle and more.   The peer-reviewed analysis was published this week in the Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology by researchers from George Washington University, the Southwest Research Institute (San Antonio, Texas), Boston University and Harvard University. The research includes items from McDonald’s, Burger King, Pizza Hut, Domino’s, Taco Bell and Chipotle locations in San Antonio, Texas. Researchers obtained 64 food samples of hamburgers, fries, chicken nuggets, chicken burritos and cheese pizza from the  

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    Healthy Fast Food Breakfast Options: From McDonald’s to Starbucks

    For the person on-the-go, grabbing a quick breakfast from your local Starbucks is a necessary evil. However, it does not have to be a bad thing, as there are healthy options in many of our favorite fast food restaurants. In the 2019 Food and Health Survey from the International Food Information Council (IFIC) 23 per cent of American consumers said they actively sought out healthy food, most often to receive the benefits of weight loss, energy, digestive health, and heart health. This, and the growing focus on plant-based diets, has prompted restaurants up their game when it comes to their  

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