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It’s National Pancake Day, Which Means Free Pancakes From IHOP

If you love pancakes, you’ve probably had today marked on your calendar for some time: It’s National Pancake Day, which can mean only one thing: IHOP is giving away free flapjacks. [More]

Nabisco

Peeps Oreos & 7 Other Things That Turn Your Poop Strange Colors

The pink dye in the new Peeps-flavored Oreos has some cookie and marshmallow fans experiencing strange side effects, including pink tongue, saliva, and most notoriously, magenta-hued poop. Don’t fret, Peeps-eaters! This is just the latest in a long line of products that can color your number-twos. [More]

PepOmint

Extremely Contagious Bird Flu Found On Tennessee Chicken Farm

It’s been a few years since a widespread avian flu outbreak hit U.S. poultry farmers hard, prompting national egg shortages and higher prices for products. Farmers are starting to get worried again, after a highly contagious strain of the flu has been found in a commercial chicken flock in Tennessee. [More]

Consumerist

Dunkin’ Donuts, Baskin Robbins To Eliminate Artificial Colors From Products By 2018

Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins on Thursday became the latest chains to join the growing list of restaurants and food producers promising to remove artificial flavors and dyes from its menus.  [More]

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McDonald’s Banking On Mobile Ordering & Curbside Pickup To Win Back Customers

Would you be more likely to eat McDonald’s food if you could order and pay for it ahead and pick it up at the curb — or never leave your house in the first place? McDonald’s hopes so. [More]

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Taco Truck Stuck In Traffic For Hours Does Everyone A Favor By Opening For Lunch

Being stuck in traffic for hours on end? Awful. Being stuck in traffic for hours on end with some tacos? Not so bad at all. [More]

JeepersMedia

Wendy’s Installing Self-Ordering Kiosks In 1,000 Restaurants

Don’t like having to talk to a real, live person when you want to order food? You won’t have to if you’re visiting one of 1,000 Wendy’s locations with self-ordering kiosks. [More]

Trader Joe’s Applesauce Recalled Because Apples Don’t Contain Glass

Trader Joe’s Applesauce Recalled Because Apples Don’t Contain Glass

There are number of things you can put in applesauce to give it a bit of a kick: cinnamon, brown sugar, but definitely not glass. Yet, Trader Joe’s is recalling its applesauce over concerns it might contain that dangerous, unwanted ingredient.
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McDonald’s Dropping Price On Sodas & McCafe Drinks In Effort To Lure In Customers

Your McDonald’s bill is about to get a bit cheaper, that is if you’re just purchasing beverages: The Golden Arches will reduce the cost of soda and coffee items starting in April.  [More]

Kellogg’s Offering Pop-Tart “Pizza” & “Tacos” This Week At NYC Cafe

Kellogg’s Offering Pop-Tart “Pizza” & “Tacos” This Week At NYC Cafe

It’s the stunt restaurant that can’t stop stuntin’: Kellogg’s all-day cereal cafe in New York City is offering a menu filled with Pop-Tart stunt foods, including “pizza,” “tacos,” and “fries” — all made with the breakfast pastry. [More]

Josh Bassett

Chipotle Revamping Online Ordering With “Smarter Pickup Times”

Last fall, Chipotle said it would begin making improvements to its online ordering system as a way to entice customers to return to the fast casual restaurant following its public bout with food borne illnesses. Now, four months later, the company is finally implementing some of those changes and reducing online order wait times. [More]

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For Pepsi, “Guilt-Free” Means Diet Soda And Baked Chips

Like many other food companies these days, PepsiCo is trying to figure out how to appeal to consumers who have shifted toward healthier products. But while Pepsi is touting higher global sales, with 45% of the company’s revenue coming from “guilt-free” products — what exactly does that term mean? [More]

Starbucks

Starbucks Testing Ice Cream In Coffee At 100 California Stores

If you’re the kind of person who likes your desserts caffeinated, or your caffeine in dessert form, you’ll have another way to get your buzz on: Starbucks will soon be serving ice cream at more than 100 U.S. locations. [More]

Hoots

Hooters Opens Fast Casual Restaurant “Hoots”

Fast casual restaurants are all the rage. Even eateries that have been around for years are jumping into the world of counter-service and quick eats, including Hooters, which recently opened its first location of a new, smaller version of its restaurants: Hoots, A Hooters Joint.  [More]

Eric BEAUME

World’s Largest Orange-Juice Exporter Producing Excessively Watery Oranges

While your morning glass of orange juice won’t taste any different, it’s got more oranges than usual in it. Thanks to a water problem, the world’s largest exporter is having to squeeze many more fruits just to make you the same amount of juice [More]

Furgus

30 Times Pizza News Made Us Really, Really Happy

While there is absolutely no reason not to celebrate the cheesy glory and wonder that is pizza any and every day of the year, the Department of Arbitrary Holidays has decreed that today is National Pizza Day. What better occasion to remember all those times pizza made us happy? [More]

Mike Seyfang

Amazon’s Supermarket Of The Future Could Have Just 3 Employees

Amazon’s latest forays into bricks-and-mortar businesses — the recently opened Amazon Go convenience store, and “click-and-collect” locations for online shoppers to pick up purchases — are intended to be staffed by as few people as possible. But can the company actually operate a full-size grocery store with just three humans? [More]

Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut Worker & Company Head Trade Places: She Gets Super Bowl Tickets, He Does Her Job

In a classic job switcheroo, this year a Pizza Hut employee will enjoy the boss’s Super Bowl seats, while the company president covers her usual restaurant duties. [More]