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Bill Introduced to Remove Fluorinated Chemicals From Fast Food Wrappers

By Heather Callaghan, Editor We recently reported on a comprehensive analysis that  found PFASs (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances), also known as PFCs in the wrappers and packages of hundreds of fast food and take-out samples. These chemicals are used on the packaging to keep in heat and be heat, water and grease-resistant. Worse yet, the analysis found…

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Fast Food Packaging Now Found to Have Fluorinated Chemicals

By Heather Callaghan, Editor For all the attention paid to damaging fast food ingredients – it is only recently that a spotlight illuminated its packaging to be among the worst ingredients to which consumers could expose themselves. A comprehensive analysis on the prevalence of highly fluorinated chemicals detected this chemical in more places than originally known. These damaging…

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Panera Kept Promise, New Menu is Now 100% Clean

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Big news! Panera Bread Menu is Now 100% Clean. Panera has kept its promise to phase out artificial ingredients, artificial food dyes, preservatives and ingredients no one can pronounce. Even as late as 2014, the chain failed to live up to their $70 million dollar ad campaign: Live Consciously. Eat Deliciously. Not with their GMOs,…

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You Will Never Eat McDonald’s Again After You Read These Horrifying Facts

By Real Farmacy Feeling hungry? You may want to read the rest of this article before you head to your favorite fast food restaurant and order your usual chemical and prescription drug-ridden meal. Did you know you’re likely eating crushed beetles and or duck feathers with your fast food burger? Here are some of the…

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Burger King, Jack in the Box Among Fast Food Giants Slammed for Antibiotics in Food

By Carey Wedler Burger King, Jack in the Box, Dunkin’ Donuts, Arby’s, and a number of other fast food companies and restaurants are failing to reduce antibiotics in their animal livestock, according to a new joint analysis conducted by leading environmental and consumers groups. “Chain Reaction II” (pdf) was released this week by the Natural…

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Fast Food Restaurant Wendy’s To Eliminate Antibiotics From Chicken In 2017

By Amanda Froelich The fast food chain intends to source chicken raised without medically important antibiotics by 2017 and is considering doing the same with pork and beef. You know the world is changing when fast food restaurants commit to improving the quality of the food they serve. In the spring of 2015, Tyson, the…

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America’s First Certified Organic Fast Food Chain Is Here — and It Pays $16 an Hour

By Carey Wedler As fast food chains like Jack in the Box and McDonald’s fight to stay afloat, a new fast food chain is challenging fundamental norms within the industry. Organic Coup is the first USDA-certified organic fast food chain in the country, offering previously unheard of healthy options and boasting formidable funding with ambitious…

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