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  • The Australian way to settle America's fast-food minimum-wage debate

    The Australian way to settle America's fast-food minimum-wage debate
    On Thursday, fast-food workers in more than 100 cities across America will stage a national strike to demand a living wage of $15 an hour. Conservatives and restaurant conglomerates have responded by arguing that fast-food jobs are meant for inexperienced...
  • USDA outlines plan to fight salmonella

    USDA outlines plan to fight salmonella
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture has outlined a broad plan to combat salmonella. But some food safety advocates say it doesn't do enough to combat a pathogen responsible for 1.3 million illnesses in the U.S. each year. The push has taken on new...
  • Complete list of Sundance Film Festival selections: U.S. and World competitions

    Complete list of Sundance Film Festival selections: U.S. and World competitions
    The Sundance Institute has announced the selected films for the U.S. and World Cinema dramatic and documentary competitions and the out-of-competition NEXT <=> section of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.  This year's festival will be held Jan. 16-26 in...
  • It's not your imagination. Eating healthy is more expensive, study says

    It's not your imagination. Eating healthy is more expensive, study says
    Some people refer to Whole Foods Market as "whole paycheck market" and that one organic apple is likely to cost more than a fast food hamburger, but a new study confirms what conscientious foodies have suspected all along. Eating healthier costs more. ...
  • A roadside favorite for 63 years, Irv's burgers calls it quits

    A roadside favorite for 63 years, Irv's burgers calls it quits
    For years, Sonia Hong has dished out hamburgers and fries on paper plates decorated with customers’ smiling portraits and the inscription “just for you.” But fans of Irv’s Burgers in West Hollywood will understand Thursday if...
  • Some dollar-menu items are passing the buck

    Some dollar-menu items are passing the buck
    Craving a burger off a fast-food dollar menu? Chances are that it now costs more than a buck. Customers are still reeling from McDonald's move last week to update its Dollar Menu, which for more than a decade offered burgers, fries and other items for...
  • Sriracha odors get mixed reviews; CoorsMiller brewery not so bad

    Sriracha odors get mixed reviews; CoorsMiller brewery not so bad
    Jesse Bracamontes is one of the legions of Sriracha sauce fans who squirts the bright red paste of peppers, garlic and spices on all manner of foods: pizza, take-out Chinese and even a plain bowl of noodles. But when the pungent Sriracha smell wafts...
  • Outsiders taking initiative on food labeling in Washington state

    Outsiders taking initiative on food labeling in Washington state
    SEATTLE — A year after Proposition 37 narrowly failed in California, the labeling of genetically engineered foods is back on the ballot in Washington state, complete with a lawsuit by the state attorney general, a barrage of ads and a stark...
  • Cut in food stamps will hit retailers

    Cut in food stamps will hit retailers
    U.S. food retailers are poised to take a hit as the federal government reduces its $78 billion-a-year food stamp program. Grocery stores and other food retailers have struggled in recent years as consumers battered by high unemployment and shrinking...
  • Entrepreneur program helps South L.A. students realize potential

    Entrepreneur program helps South L.A. students realize potential
    The 17-year-old high school senior lives in a neighborhood south of downtown where crime is still high, police sirens are ever-present, and fast-food joints line the block. She rarely leaves the area, never once having been to the beach with her family....
  • FDA to phase out non-medical antibiotic use by farms

     FDA to phase out non-medical antibiotic use by farms
    In a major shift of national food policy, the Food and Drug Administration is phasing out the non-medical use of antibiotics on farm animals in an effort to combat growing human resistance to the crucial drugs. The plan, announced Wednesday, would...