Long John Silver’s Says Its Entire Menu Is Now Free Of Trans Fat

Long John Silver’s Says Its Entire Menu Is Now Free Of Trans Fat

About six months after being publicly shamed for offering the “Worst Restaurant Meal In America,” loaded with more than two weeks’ worth of trans fat, the Long John Silver’s seafood chain has declared that it has eliminated all trans fat from its menu. [More]

Long John Silver’s To Step Out Of Fast Food Stone Age, Stop Cooking Everything In Trans Fat

Long John Silver's, where just about everything on the menu has that same golden-brown color.

Earlier this summer, Long John Silver’s — which a number of readers were surprised to learned still exists — was upside the head with a huge cod when its Big Catch meal, complete with two weeks’ worth of trans fats, was dubbed the Worst Restaurant Meal In America. Today, the chain announced it has decided to follow in the footsteps of others in the fast food industry and only use cooking oil that doesn’t contain trans fats. [More]

With 2 Weeks’ Worth Of Trans Fat, Long John Silver’s ‘Big Catch’ Dubbed Worst Restaurant Meal In America

With 2 Weeks’ Worth Of Trans Fat, Long John Silver’s ‘Big Catch’ Dubbed Worst Restaurant Meal In America

It hasn’t even been seven months since the Center for Science in the Public Interest unveiled its annual list of most calorific, fat-fortified meals, but the CSPI was apparently so grossed out by a new menu item from Long John Silver’s that it couldn’t wait to include in next year’s round-up and has awarded it the title of Worst Restaurant Meal in America. [More]

Yum Sells Off Long John Silver's And A&W To Franchisee Groups

Yum Sells Off Long John Silver's And A&W To Franchisee Groups

After nine months on the market, Yum! Brands has finally announced it has found buyers for its Long John Silver’s and A&W restaurant chains. [More]

Long John Silver's, A&W Up For Sale

Long John Silver's, A&W Up For Sale

Yum! Brands, the fast food company so excitable it requires an exclamation point, is about to trim some fat from its lineup up eateries. The company has announced its intention to put its Long John Silver’s and A&W All-American Food chains on the market. [More]

White Castle, Bob Evans, Long John Silver’s Still Use Trans Fats

White Castle, Bob Evans, Long John Silver’s Still Use Trans Fats

The always entertaining Center For Science in the Public Interest is attacking White Castle, Bob Evans, and Long John Silver’s for still using trans fats in their foods when other chains have eliminated it. [More]

South Dakota KFC Double Bills Everyone Who Used A Debit Card There Since April

South Dakota KFC Double Bills Everyone Who Used A Debit Card There Since April

We didn’t even know this was possible, but apparently it is: A KFC/Long John Silver’s in Watertown, South Dakota has rebilled every debit card transaction since April.

A Global Conservation Controversy Inside Your Fried Fish Sandwich

A Global Conservation Controversy Inside Your Fried Fish Sandwich

Here’s the problem with fish: it’s delicious. So delicious that we humans like to eat some species until they’re nearly endangered. (Mmm…sea bass.) “Sustainable” isn’t just an environmental concern when it comes to fish—it’s good business, too. Which leads us to the problem of the hoki. The what?

"Langostino Lobster" More Closely Related To Hermit Crab Than To Lobster

"Langostino Lobster" More Closely Related To Hermit Crab Than To Lobster

If you see the word “langostino” in front of “lobster” at your local seafood fast food chain (*cough* Long John Silvers), make sure you understand what it is you’re about to eat. In the US, langostino can refer to squat lobster, pelagic crab or Colorado langostino—all types of shellfish, and more closely related to crabs and, yes, hermit crabs than to lobsters. “Sweet Buttery Hermit Handfuls” wouldn’t be any more accurate than “Buttered Langostino Lobster Bites,” but it wouldn’t be any less accurate, either. And no, LJS, it doesn’t count if you put the shellfish pieces in a cardboard lobster tail.

Yum! Brands Restaurants Now Serving Tomatoes

Yum! Brands Restaurants Now Serving Tomatoes

Junk food connoisseurs will be elated to learn that according to Fox 5, Yum! Brand restaurants are now restocking tomatoes after the recent salmonella outbreak which has forced many restaurants to take them off the menu. Federal officials say that the outbreak has sickened 277 people nationwide. The Yum! Brand restaurants include Taco Bell, KFC, Pizza Hut, A&W and Long John Silver’s. This article does not imply, however, that their food alone won’t make you sick.

Does Co-Branded Fast Food Gross You Out?

Does Co-Branded Fast Food Gross You Out?

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