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  • Fast-food workers across U.S. rally for $15 hourly pay

    Fast-food workers across U.S. rally for $15 hourly pay
    LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK — In the aftermath of the recession, hundreds of workers in low-wage industries have tried to call attention to how difficult it is to survive on the minimum wage. Thursday might have been their biggest effort yet. Fast-...
  • Letters: The wages fast-food workers deserve

    Letters: The wages fast-food workers deserve
    Re "Fast-food workers rally," Business, Aug. 30 Bravo to the fast-food workers who are at long last demanding a decent standard of living. It is important for all of us to understand the reality that their jobs are no longer the province of high...
  • McDonald's mulls raising prices nationwide in Dollar Menu revamp

    McDonald's mulls raising prices nationwide in Dollar Menu revamp
    The Dollar Menu at McDonald's may soon see higher prices and new offerings as the fast food company mulls a nationwide launch of a "Dollar Menu and More" concept this year, a spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday. McDonald's Corp., which has recently...
  • 50,000 pounds of ground beef recalled; which packages do you avoid?

    50,000 pounds of ground beef recalled; which packages do you avoid?
    More than 50,000 pounds of ground beef have been recalled after a possible E. coli contamination at a Kansas plant, but some packages may already have made their way to store shelves.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture determined the ground beef was...
  • If beer or blue cheese smell good to you, thank your DNA

    If beer or blue cheese smell good to you, thank your DNA
    We all smell things a little differently, and new research shows why: By examining the DNA of hundreds of individuals and testing their sense of smell, scientists found the genetic basis for why we smell certain scents. Although smell is a huge part...
  • FDA defines 'gluten free' for food labeling with a new guideline

    FDA defines 'gluten free' for food labeling with a new guideline
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday said that only food products containing less than 20 parts per million of gluten can be labeled "gluten free." The new guideline is intended to provide uniformity in the labeling of food products and...
  • FDA imposes rules for 'gluten-free' labeling

    FDA imposes rules for 'gluten-free' labeling
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced new regulations for the labeling of "gluten-free" foods, saying standardization is necessary to protect consumers with celiac disease. The new federal regulation requires that all foods labeled...
  • Five takeaways from July's jobs report

    Five takeaways from July's jobs report
    The U.S. economy added 162,000 jobs in July -- led by hiring in restaurants and retail stores. Economists had been projecting higher growth based on encouraging economic indicators showing that housing is rebounding quickly, consumer confidence is...
  • 13 'I can't believe you said that out loud' moments from 'Eat Drink Love'

    13 'I can't believe you said that out loud' moments from 'Eat Drink Love'
    "Eat Drink Love," Bravo TV's new reality show about five females who "claw their way to the top of the male-dominated Los Angeles food scene," premiered Sunday night. Being a female in the L.A. food industry, of course I watched. The show chronicles the...
  • Eric Schlosser's 'Command and Control' probes the safety of nukes

    Eric Schlosser's 'Command and Control' probes the safety of nukes
    To know where you are, it helps to know where you've been, right? So early in his deeply reported, deeply frightening story of America's massive nuclear arsenal, "Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety,"...
  • 8 great rosés for summer

    8 great ros&eacutes for summer
    I could drink rosé all summer. And it’s not only me. Rosé is no longer the introductory wine for people who fear or aren’t really sure if they like wine. Why do you think White Zinfandel used to be such a big seller? Now, though, rosé is...