updated - June 20, 2019 Thursday EDT
South Korea has suspended some U.S. beef imports after detecting the cattle feed additive zilpaterol in meat supplied by a unit of JBS USA Holdings Inc, raising concerns that the controversial animal growth enhancer may still be in the supply chain weeks after Merck & Co halted sales of Zilmax, the top-selling zilpaterol-based drug.
In this fast paced environment, more and more people are eating out at fast food restaurants. According to a newly released Gallup poll, eight out of 10 say they eat out at quick-service restaurants (QSR) at least monthly.
Dunkin' Brands heads south with 19 new stores in Texas and plans to open more stores in Europe as it sees the region bouncing back from the recession. Its sister company, Baskin-Robbins, is planning its entry into the German market as early as next year, according to Bloomberg.
In a tale of which science-fiction meets reality, the world's first lab-grown burger from cow muscle grown was fried and eaten at a news conference in London on Monday, according to reports. Tasters say they had hoped for a bit more flavor from the revolutionary burger.
A South Georgia man spent the night in jail after calling police on a McDonald's employee who failed to give him the right amount of burgers he ordered. He got arrested for abusing the emergency communications system.
Hundreds of low-wage workers at fast-food chains such as McDonald's and Wendy's on Monday protested in the streets of New York, kick-starting a week of demonstrations in several major cities demanding the right to unionize and pressing for a pay raise to $15 per hour - double the federal minimum wage.