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Subway Introduces Doritos Nachos

Following the successful Taco Bell-Doritos partnership that brought us a taco shell made out of everyone's favorite nacho chip - Subway is following suit with their OWN creation:  Doritos Nachos.

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Skechers Settles With Federal Trade Commission For $50 Million

It's not easy being a Kardashian.  You know - the countless manicures, salad dinners, and trying to make sure everything they're peddling lives up to Federal Trade Commission standards can tire a person out.

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Food And Music Go Hand In Hand; The Growing Trend Of Restaurant-Curated Music

Everyone has a favorite restaurant or two.  And, if you close your eyes - you can probably see it.  Your imagination can also probably conjure up the smells that first hit your nose when you enter.  And - if you're like most people - you can even HEAR what your favorite restaurant sounds like.

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Subway: First Restaurant To Earn The American Heart Association’s Heart Check Meal Certification

Not only can you "eat fresh" at Subway - now you can eat heart smart, too!  The nationwide chain announced that they are the first "quick serve" restaurant to earn the American Heart Association's Heart Check Meal Certification.

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Is This How We Move Forward? Unemployment Numbers Jump Again

8.2%.  That's the newest unemployment number;  Up - again - from last quarter.  At the same time, GDP growth also slowed - from 3% to 1.9% - signs that our economy if far from being in a good spot.

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Law To Ban Oversized Sodas Moves Forward

Restaurant and theater goers that are used to indulging on oversized sodas might want to start paying attention to legislation that's been proposed in New York City.

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Italian Wine And Food Prices Rise Due To Earthquake

Expect to pay more for your favorite Italian wines and imported foods;  Two recent earthquakes have caused destruction in their paths that are expected to affect prices for consumers.

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FDA Vetoes Name Change For High Fructose Corn Syrup

Despite pleas from the Corn Refiners Association, the Food and Drug Association nixed a name change for High Fructose Corn Syrup yesterday.  The industry group had applied for the name change two years ago, to counter the bad press (and reputation) that High Fructose Corn Syrup has gotten in recent years.

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Sesame Street Layoffs; Second Round Claims A Dozen Staffers

How's that economy working?  A dozen staff members of the venerable PBS children's show Sesame Street were layed-off yesterday.  The cuts came from the New York City office.

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Sugar Substitute Stevia Sours

Touted as "the next generation of sweetners", Stevia followed a rash of sugar substitutes that have been rolled out over the last century.  Saccharine, sucrose, aspartame - these are just a few of the products that have met with FDA approval for use in the United States.  Stevia is one of the most-recent types of sugar substitute to be proposed for human consumption.

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New Bottle Promises More Ketchup

Just in time for the summer burger season:  a new invention from the minds at MIT make getting the ketchup out of the bottle a little easier!

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Hologram To Greet Airport Visitors

Ok, here it comes. I don't know if you heard about the hologram of Tupac Shakur that sang with Snoop Dogg on stage, and all the uses that could become of that. Well, New York airports will have a female hologram great all visitors and converse with them.

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