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McDonalds To Start Putting Calorie Counts In Lights

In a move towards further nutritional disclosure, United States locations of McDonalds restaurants are getting ready to display the calorie count of their menu items in lights - making it easier for customers to know exactly what they are ordering and eating

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All Is Not Sweet In The Sugar Industry: Battle Rages Between Natural Sugar And Corn Syrup Labels

Sugar is sugar is sugar -- right?  Not exactly, and that - along with millions of dollars in profit - is what's at stake in  the current sugar versus corn syrup debate.

A lawsuit was recently filed by a group of corn syrup producers alleging that a sugar trade group is allowing their product to be short-changed in the hearts and minds of both consumers and industry relationships

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New Food Trend: Standing Restaurants

It's standing room only at the trendiest restaurants in Tokyo - and that's by design!  The latest food trend in Tokyo is gourmet restaurants where customers stand to eat their meal, and industry experts predict that it's only a matter of time before they start to appear in the United States

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Coca-Cola Announces Flavor Drops as New Beverage

Coca-Cola plans to take a squirt on its competition, as the company recently announced a new product that will require only a few drops to get a thirsty population on the fast track to flavor town

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Olive Garden, Red Lobster Employees File Lawsuit for Unpaid Wages — Dollars and Sense

A lawsuit was filed on Thursday in federal court claiming that wait staff employees from Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Red Lobster and other restaurant chains across the country associated with Darden Restaurants were underpaid.

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Ben and Jerry’s Suing Porn Company Over XXX Rated Movies

Popular ice cream company Ben and Jerry's is suing a porn company over some films the company has released over names they say infringes on their company image.

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Chicken Soup For The Soul To Give Fans Chicken Soup For Their Bowl

Fans of the inspirational book series "Chicken Soup For The Soul" can rejoice:  They're about to get chicken soup for their bowl(s) - as the company gets ready to launch a line of actual soups that will hit grocery stores soon

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Source: United States Government Work via flickr
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Lead Scare Causes Recall Of Red Vines Black Licorice

High levels of lead have caused the recall of Red Vines black licorice products.  American Licorice Company - the manufacturer of the Red Vines brand has begun  the voluntary recall for their product sold in one-pound bags

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Source: Manny Hernandez via flickr
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Mandatory Tips Part Of The Experience At Vermont Restaurant

It's a divisive issue.  Once upon a time, tipping was a way to show your appreciation for good customer service from an employee.  Whether it was at the restaurant, the hair salon, or even a taxi ride - it was up to the customer to decide if and how much of a tip was left.

Then, busines

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Source: Kam's World via flickr
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Drought Affects 2012 Pumpkin Crop – One Way Or Another

Depending on which news account you buy into, the Drought of 2012 is going to have an affect on your Halloween/fall pumpkin crop.  However, it's how big of an effect that's still to be determined.

Some

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Domino’s Drops Pizza From Their Name, Changes Their Logo, And Invites Customers To Watch

Domino's is changing the way they do business.   In an effort to re-energize the company, Domino's altering their logo, dropping the word "pizza" from their name.  They're also hoping to evolve from a delivery chain to a restaurant that invites customers to come in and watch the pizzas being made

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(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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Connecticut Soman Billed 25 Years For Streetlights, Asks For Reimbursement

There's a good lesson here. Always read your bill and make sure you know what you are paying for. This wasn't the case, though, for this New England woman. She was at the mercy of a verbal agreement form a previous house owner.

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