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  • Fast food: Would a higher minimum wage mean pricier burgers?

    Fast food: Would a higher minimum wage mean pricier burgers?
    Fast-food workers and their supporters are calling for a $15-an-hour minimum wage as they prepare to picket in nationwide protests Thursday. That raises the question: If they’re successful, will burger prices soar? Expert opinion is mixed. The...
  • Fast-food workers protest for higher wages in Los Angeles

    Fast-food workers protest for higher wages in Los Angeles
    Fast-food protests that started in New York spread to Los Angeles and other cities across the nation Thursday as workers called for higher wages and the chance to unionize. Dozens of fast-food workers and supporters marched outside a South Los Angeles...
  • Burger King's new French Fry Burger puts the fries under the bun

    Burger King's new French Fry Burger puts the fries under the bun
    Forget the old-fashioned hamburger with a side of fries. This fall, Burger King is offering a burger with the fries built right in. On Sept. 1, the fast-food chain will introduce the French Fry Burger, a standard hamburger with four French fries inserted...
  • Can you hold the fries for one day for a fast-food wage protest?

    Can you hold the fries for one day for a fast-food wage protest?
    Where will you be buying your lunch on Aug. 29? Not at a fast-food place, its workers ask. Employees at three big national fast-food chain outlets -- including those in Los Angeles -- will be putting down their deep-fat fryers and picking up picket...
  • 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...
  • In Syria, no letup in fighting as Ramadan begins

    In Syria, no letup in fighting as Ramadan begins
    As the Muslim holy month of Ramadan began Wednesday in Syria, civilians in parts of Aleppo, Homs and the Damascus suburbs remained cut off from food and aid supplies as government and rebel forces tried to besiege each other into submission. Ahmad Jarba,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...