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Do gloves make food preparation safer?

A couple months ago, fellow business reporter Sean Adkins wrote about sushi chefs who were complaining about the glove-wearing requirement by the New York City Health Department. They told the New York Times that they could not perform their jobs … Continue reading

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Credit cards and vending machines

Vending machines are becoming increasingly cashless. York Common Cents asks if you would use one.

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Taco Bell the latest restaurant to redo menu

Taco Bell is looking to take a bite of Chipotle’s huge success and is redoing their menu to include more fresh foods. They’re the latest fast-food chain to announce a menu re-do (Burger King is in the midst of one … Continue reading

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America not the world’s top beer drinking country – not even close

There’s no doubt about it: Americans love their beer. You can see it here in York County – microbreweries are the new hot thing and beer sales at the Giant in Springettsbury Township are through the roof. But when it … Continue reading

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Starbucks acquires Bay area chain to begin menu expansion

Everyone’s favorite coffee shop is looking to expand its food menu and has started the process by buying a San Francisco-area bakery chain, according to a new report on TheStreet. The small chain sells sandwiches, salads and baked goods. Here’s … Continue reading

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Local chains earn good marks in Consumer Reports

The latest issue of Consumer Reports rates 52 grocery chains and ranks them based on several factors. Here’s how some chains with local stores did: Wegmans, which has a store in Mechanicsburg, ranked NUMBER 1 out of all the chains … Continue reading

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Olive Garden ‘extends brand’ by selling dressing, cheese at Sam’s Club

In my head, trumpets are blasting right now: Sam’s Club and Olive Garden announced an exclusive deal to sell the Italian restaurant’s famous dressing and cheese in Sam’s Club stores. The Orlando Sentinel has the details: The Italian chain, owned … Continue reading

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New York Times goes inside Peeps factory

Today is Easter, a day filled with bunnies, fresh flowers and, of course, Peeps. Oh, those marshmallow goodies that pop up conveniently each spring and negate any diet progress you’ve made toward your New Year’s resolution. I love them. And … Continue reading

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