Industry News

It’s been two weeks since the USDA announced a Washington state dairy cow had tested positive for BSE (bovine spongiform encephalopathy, known as mad cow disease). Since then both U.S. and...

After soaring to a record level in October, the National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Performance Index, a monthly composite index that tracks the health of and outlook for the U.S....

According to the Seattle Times, 450 calves were slaughtered in Washington state on Tuesday. A waste disposal site is currently being sought for the carcasses.

"None of the animals...

After days of policy questions and critique following a single case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE, also known as mad cow disease) in Washington state, the USDA strengthened its...

Burger chains and other restaurants that rely beef menu items are monitoring sales and breathing a cautious sigh of relief, as U.S. consumers show confidence in U.S. beef despite a dairy cow...

On Tuesday, December 23, the first reported case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or Mad Cow disease, was announced by the US government. The case was later confirmed by British...

Boston Market and Food Lion LLC have announced that they recently signed an agreement to bring ready-to-eat and ready-to-heat Boston Market meals to Food Lion supermarkets. The new concept...
Panera Bread and Viking Culinary Arts Centers are teaming up, according to a statement, "to celebrate the art of crafting bread and raise awareness of its importance in the American culture and...
Seed Restaurant Group, Inc., parent company to the Fazoli’s restaurant concept, announced today that it has signed a letter of intent with McDonald’s Corporation to mutually dissolve their joint...
Health Express USA will switch to Pierre Foods for its sirloin burger and turkey burger selections in its Healthy Bites Grill restaurants.

Health Express CEO Doug Baker said in a statement...

Baja Fresh today announced the unveiling of its revamped menu with the addition of a section called Lifestyle Choices, designed to provide low fat, high protein options with nutritional...
More than 3,000 Wendy's restaurants now accept credit cards, with more stores being added each week.

Electronic payment systems are being introduced at Wendy's company-owned and franchise...

Subway Restaurants has reached an agreement with The Coca-Cola Company, which will make Coca-Cola beverages available in more than 20,000 Subway restaurants worldwide. Prior to the deal, Coke...
McDonald's has announced plans to consolidate its systemwide media strategy, planning and buying efforts with OMD Worldwide, a division of Omnicom Group, Inc.

According to a statement, the...

Subway Restaurants, which was started in 1965 by Fred DeLuca and Dr.Peter Buck as a single sandwich shop called Pete's Subs in Bridgeport, Connecticut, opened its 20,000th location recently.

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Yum! Brands has announced it has appointed Peter A. Bassi, 54, as Chairman of Yum! Restaurants International (YRI), the international division of the world's largest global restaurant company....