Regulators in Shanghai said 32 samples of chicken from Yum! Brands KFC restaurants didn't exceed acceptable levels of hormones and steroids. The agency launched its investigation after accusations in a report on China Central Television, and regulators said they plan to continue investigating.
TRU Deli & Wine in Chapel Hill, N.C., only accepts credit and debit cards, one of a small group of eateries that has decided it's simpler and safer to not accept payment in cash. Technology such as Square makes it easy for small merchants to accept credit cards and is driving the shift, and operators say eliminating the chores associated with handling cash improve service and help things run more smoothly.
Individual food trucks and the New York Food Truck Association were a vital part of post-Sandy rescue efforts in and around the city, with 32 trucks serving about 500 hot meals apiece each day in partnership with the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City, writes fund president Megan Sheekey. "Each of the trucks who answered the call to action deserves our sincere thanks for the service they provided to their city and their neighbors when they were needed most."
McThai, the only McDonald's franchisee in Thailand, has instituted a one-hour limit on tables during peak traffic times in an effort to combat the growing problem of groups that commandeer tables for hours to do work. Starbucks took similar steps in Thailand earlier this year, and both chains say the problem has been growing as students opt for the more casual setting instead of going to the library.