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McDonald's restaurant at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. McDonald’s understands its reputation for serving cheap, greasy fare is a growing liability and is trying to change in a variety of ways.  (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
McDonald's restaurant at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. McDonald’s understands its reputation for serving cheap, greasy fare is a growing liability and is trying to change in a variety of ways. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
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McDonald’s confronts its junk food image

NEW YORK (AP) -- At a dinner McDonald's hosted for reporters and bloggers, waiters served cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs using ingredients from the chain's menu.

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Burger King sign
Burger King sign (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Burger King is dumping its lower-calorie ‘Satisfries’

NEW YORK (AP) -- Burger King is getting rid of the lower-calorie french fries it introduced less than a year ago.

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Now "gluten free" labels on packaged foods will be regulated. Previously manufacturers were free to apply their own standards.   (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)
Now "gluten free" labels on packaged foods will be regulated. Previously manufacturers were free to apply their own standards. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)
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New ‘Gluten-free’ labeling standards take effect

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Starting today, "gluten free" labels on packaged foods have real meaning. Until now, the term "gluten-free" was unregulated, and manufacturers made their own decisions about what it means.

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Chef Alex Tretter carries a tray of cannabis-infused peanut butter and jelly cups to the oven at Sweet Grass Kitchen, a Denver-based gourmet marijuana edibles bakery.  (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
Chef Alex Tretter carries a tray of cannabis-infused peanut butter and jelly cups to the oven at Sweet Grass Kitchen, a Denver-based gourmet marijuana edibles bakery. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
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Colorado panel considers new look for edible pot

GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) -- Edible marijuana comes with all kinds of warning labels in Colorado. But once those pot brownies and gummy bears are out of the package, they can look identical to straight-laced treats.

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Kellogg's Special K cereals on display. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
Kellogg's Special K cereals on display. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
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Kellogg’s sales lagging as dieters drop Special K

NEW YORK (AP) -- Kellogg's cereal sales are struggling, in part because Special K is falling out of fashion with dieters.

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Garden State Parkway (Patrick Lavery, Townsquare Media NJ)
Garden State Parkway (Patrick Lavery, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Is Jersey’s best pizza in Florida?

It’s not a little ironic that an enterprising duo originally from the Garden State is looking to cash in on the image of Jersey pizza to set up franchise opportunities for their chain of pizzerias in Florida

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Photo by Chris Swendeman
Photo by Chris Swendeman
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Food Trucks – Which Ones Do You Frequent?

Recently New Jersey 101.5 hosted the Fast Tracks and Food Trucks Festival with Big Joe Henry back in April.

And as much as food trucks are a staple of the economy on the Rutgers campus, Manhattan, Philadelphia, and in parts of North Jersey – I was surprised to see that that’s not so much the case in South Jersey.

That it, not until now, where one enterprising woman from Haddonfield is trying to break groun

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PepsiCo logos. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)
PepsiCo logos. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)
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Cappuccino potato chips? PepsiCo’s Lays brand bets on them

PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) -- PepsiCo raised its forecast for the year on Wednesday and said its new Lay's potato chips - including a cappuccino variety - should help boost its profit in the months ahead.

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Package of recalled peaches sold at BJ's
Package of recalled peaches sold at BJ's (FDA)
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Warning: Read this before you buy fresh fruit today

CUTLER, Calif. (AP) -- A Central California company is recalling specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots sold nationwide over concerns of possible listeria contamination.

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Logo of fast food restaurant McDonald's is displayed at a train station in Shenyang in northern China's Liaoning province. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Logo of fast food restaurant McDonald's is displayed at a train station in Shenyang in northern China's Liaoning province. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
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McDonald’s, KFC in China face new food scandal

BEIJING (AP) -- McDonald's and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare Monday after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them expired beef and chicken.

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