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McDonald's to List Calories on Menus

McDonald's said it will be begin listing calorie information on its menus in the U.S., as the fast-food chain pushes its nutrition-conscious efforts.


Fast food finds fans in Africa; obesity problem grows

Early one Friday evening at a McDonald’s restaurant in Johannesburg, a large group of young executives enjoyed their post-work, pre-night-out dinner.


Fast-food survey: Nearly all kids' meals high in salt, calories

Finding healthful kids' meals is not child's play, found a survey of eight fast-food chains.


Group will sue McDonald's over Happy Meal toys

Group will sue McDonald's over Happy Meal toys

Are the toys in your child's Happy Meal making him fat? The Center for Science in the Public Interest says they are. The Washington-based consumer advocacy group threatened to file a lawsuit against McDonald's Tuesday, charging that the fast food chain "unfairly and deceptively" markets the toys to children.


Ramen inventor's son soups up healthier legacy

More than a half-century after his father invented instant noodles to feed Japan's war-ravaged masses, Koki Ando says it is time to change the high-calorie, salt-laden fast food into healthier fare for the fastidious.


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