Fast Food Week!

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That was one fast week, that just went by! But it wasn’t short on news from the Fast Food universe. Wendy’s and DQ are bringing back seasonal favourites to usher-in Fall, Pepsico is buying out a major competitor, and those 48-Nugget McBuckets you may have heard about – aren’t coming…

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Coconut Oil Not So Healthy

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Coconut Oil has been riding a wave of popularity for cooking among foodies for the past couple of years. The conventional wisdom is, it’s healthier than other cooking Fats. But the fact is, it contains far more Saturated Fat than Butter or other popular ‘heavy’ Fats, and its ill effects could be lethal…

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‘Crunch Box’ Sets Net A-Twitter

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A Fish and Chips shop in Greenock, Scotland, has set off a Twitter controversy with the disclosure on the message-sharing service that it’s offering what may be the ultimate take-away binge box. While offering great value for the money, it also offers what some call dietary horrors…

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World Food Waste Escalating

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The latest predictions about global food waste are dark and troubling. There’s still time to head off mass starvation by mid-century – if the world comes together in a global, coordinated effort to change our attitudes towards food and the way we handle food from farm to fork…

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