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Chile's New Food Labeling Laws Have Created Creepy, Faceless Chocolate Santas

Mr. Claus is the latest fictional character banned from appearing on sweets in the country as the government attempts to curb obesity.
Paige Sutherland
12.11.18
junk food

Florida Man Kills Alpaca With Lethal Dose of Doritos, Cheese Nips

"[T]he little guy didn't know any better and he overindulged.”
Lauren Rothman
8.21.18
Fast Food

London Mayor to Ban Junk Food Advertising on Tubes and Buses

If Sadiq Khan’s proposal passes consultation, adverts promoting high fat, salt, or sugar foods will no longer be allowed on public transport.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
5.11.18
Fast Food

Eating Fast Food 3 Times a Week Damages Mental Health, Study Claims

Put the nugget down, sir.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
12.19.17
Fast Food Week

Study Claims Women with Unattractive Boyfriends Eat More Junk Food

According to research from Florida State University, women who are deemed better looking than their partners are not motivated to eat healthily. Right ...
Daisy Meager
7.28.17
Fast Food Week

What Happened When I Went ‘Behind the Scenes’ at KFC

The fast food chain recently launched an “Open Kitchen” night at 100 of its UK branches. As someone who believes in the welfare of farm animals and casual workers, I was keen to go along.
Nell Frizzell
7.27.17
Fast Food Week

Nando’s Is the Best Restaurant in the World

The fluffy chips dusted with own brand salt, the wet chicken slathered in your choice of sauce, the unlimited drink refills — it’s the stuff of dreams.
Ryan Bassil
7.25.17
junk food

McDonald’s Has Ended Its 41-Year Sponsorship of the Olympics

After the Winter Olympics in South Korea next year, the Golden Arches will no longer feed spectators and athletes at the Games.
Daisy Meager
6.22.17
Health

This Vending Machine Tricks You into Choosing Healthy Snacks

Preventative medicine experts at Chicago's Rush University Medical Centre say that their customised machine can steer you away form the Snickers.
Phoebe Hurst
4.6.17
Health

Supermarkets Could Be Banned from Selling Discount Junk Food

The Commons Health Select Committee want to ban retailers from running price promotions on unhealthy food and drink. Goodbye, half price Hobnobs.
Phoebe Hurst
3.27.17
Health

Experts Say Junk Food Should Be Sold in Plain Packaging Like Cigarettes

University of Cambridge neuroscientist Wolfram Schultz claims that the colourful branding of unhealthy foods causes people to overeat.
Daisy Meager
3.7.17
Health

New Report Says Fruit and Veg Is Actually Cheaper Than Junk Food

Findings from the Institute of Economic Affairs challenge the widely held belief that healthy diets are expensive.
Daisy Meager
3.2.17
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