Thursday, April 18, 2024

Tag: fast food

44% of ocean plastics are linked to takeout food

Researchers are turning their attention to takeout containers and convenience food as the worst offender in plastics polluting the ocean.

Fast food with a side of fluorinated chemicals

Fast food packaging from popular spots like McDonald’s and Starbucks contains a potentially harmful chemical that leaches into the food.

Big Food and Hotel Giants Trying to Peddle Plastic ‘Authenticity’

More and more businesses across the country are adopting an attitude providing a buy-local, un-corporate, anti-chain alternative for customers. But beware of the corporations that are playing the profitable imitation game—don't be duped.

A Bacon-Wrapped Cholesterol Bomb

Bacon continues to add to the growing obesity epidemic in America, not to mention the health problems that come with it. So could Little Caesars' new bacon-wrapped pizza, with an excess of toppings, help land you in the emergency room?

Not Lovin’ It

McDonald's new ad campaign is trying to tap into people’s emotions linking their positive feelings of love with the Golden Arches. Maybe it would be better served to ask the workers about the “love” they’re getting from McDonald’s.

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This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.

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An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.

Democrats challenge Biden administration: Are US weapons used by Israel in accordance with international...

This inquiry, led by Texas Representatives Veronica Escobar and Joaquin Castro, targets the very heart of America's foreign arms policies and its ethical implications.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

New study reveals microplastics’ alarming journey from everyday items to human organs

The extensive reach of these particles beyond the gut and into critical body tissues, raises significant concerns particularly for the most vulnerable: Our children.