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A car stops at the drive-thru at a Burger King restaurant near downtown Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Burger King: Satisfries helped boost fry orders

NEW YORK (AP) — Burger King’s new lower-calorie french fries didn’t spark a stampede to restaurants, but the company says they helped push up sales slightly amid heightened competition. The Miami-based chain on Thursday reported […]

02/13/2014

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Small number of schools drop out of lunch program

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Agriculture Department says 524 schools – out of about 100,000 – have dropped out of the federally subsidized national school lunch program since the government introduced new standards for healthier foods […]

09/30/2013

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McDonald’s to offer salad, fruit as side

NEW YORK (AP) — Want a side salad with that Big Mac? McDonald’s says it will start giving customers the choice of a salad, fruit or vegetable as a substitute for french fries in its […]

09/26/2013

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Burger King launching lower-calorie french fry

NEW YORK (AP) — Burger King wants people to feel less guilty about gobbling up its french fries. The world’s No. 2 hamburger chain is launching a new crinkle-cut french fry on Tuesday that it […]

09/23/2013

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Philly school lunches: Goodbye fries, hello fennel

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In some school cafeterias in Philadelphia, students are saying goodbye to french fries and hello to roasted fennel. They’re also bidding farewell to long lunch lines in favor of family-style eating. It’s a new program called “Eatiquette.”

02/27/2013

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