| Jul 25, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Earlier this week, researchers reported that skipping breakfast was linked to heart disease. A few days later comes word that skipping breakfast could be a good weight-loss strategy because people don’t make up for all those calories later in the...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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The Bachelorette It's time for "The Men...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Though fast-food restaurants tout that a large proportion of their managers started in entry-level positions, a report released Thursday by the National Employment Law Project finds that few fast-food workers join management ranks.
The group, which...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
I embarked upon my month-long local diet with grand imaginings. I planned on learning more about my local foodshed, chatting with activist farmers about their crops and/or livestock, adopting healthier eating habits, and feeling more connected with my...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 1:26 PM
A new study from Penn State University published in the Journal of Food Science reaffirms the necessity to be extremely careful when handling and cooking chicken, even -- and maybe especially -- if it comes from the farmers market.
The study, which...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 5:05 AM
The fight for higher fast-food wages is coming to Los Angeles.
Just a few days before Labor Day, restaurant workers plan to walk off the job at big-name chains around Southern California to demand $15-an-hour pay, according to organizers.
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:32 PM
WASHINGTON — Shortly after she launched her signature anti-obesity initiative more than three years ago, Michelle Obama signaled she would take on a contentious issue: advertising for snacks, soft drinks, sugary cereals and fast food aimed at...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:30 AM
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...
| Sep 3, 2013
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...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:11 PM
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.
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:52 PM
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...