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EU Officials Consider Retaliatory Bourbon Tariff if U.S. Adopts Steel Tariff

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 10:00am 7/11/2017 at 10:00am
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And this is how we know the EU is officially off its rocker — they’re considering a retaliatory bourbon tax.

Before we get too alarmist here, they’re also considering tariffs on dairy and orange juice, according to a report in the Financial Times:

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ABC News Settles With Beef Products Inc. in “Pink Slime” Defamation Case

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 4:00pm 6/28/2017 at 4:00pm
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Beef Products Inc. (BPI) has reached a settlement agreement with ABC News.

The beef company sued ABC and reporter Jim Avila for defamation after the network aired an investigative segment in 2012 calling a filler product used in ground beef “pink slime.” The complaint alleged omission of facts in addition to food-libel.

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How did can of whipped cream kill French model?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 23, 2017 at 11:30am 6/23/2017 at 11:30am
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Among the trending news items this week is the tale of a freak accident that took the life of a French model and aspiring social media star.

From the Daily Mail:

A French fitness blogger has been killed by an exploding whipped cream dispenser which hit her in the chest, giving her a...

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Government’s “Dietary fat guidelines have no evidence base”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 7:00pm 5/23/2017 at 7:00pm
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The theory of “consensus science reliability” seems to have taken another hit, as a new report has been released that asserts government-based dietary fat guidelines “have no evidence base”.

Publishing in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, Dr Zoë Harcombe of the Institute of Clinical Exercise and Health Science...

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Massachusetts Accuses Anheuser-Busch of trying to push rivals out of bars

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 11:30am 5/17/2017 at 11:30am

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has accused Anheuser-Busch InBev of handing out incentives to retailers and bars in the state to push Budweiser beer over other brands. The Wall Street Journal reported:

The state’s Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission has issued a report detailing investigators’ findings and set a June hearing in Boston on...

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Apocalypse Now: The end of the “Sexy Burger Girls”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 7:30am 4/4/2017 at 7:30am
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I asserted that the election of President Donald Trump was the beginning of a new era for Alpha Males.

Proof that my theory is holding true comes in the...

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Germany’s iconic Haribo Gummy Bears to be made in Wisconsin

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 8:30am 3/26/2017 at 8:30am
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President Donald Trump made job creation a top priority for his administration.

But who could have known how sweet the results could be?

Germany’s iconic gummy bear will soon be “Made...

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The Internet Has Devoured the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Facebook Page

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 12:43am 3/23/2017 at 12:43am

I love Cracker Barrel. They serve sweet tea, breakfast all day, have perfectly mediocre coffee, and they’re strategically located along major thoroughfares, making them an easy road trip stop.

But the scrumptious country store chain also fired Brad’s wife after eleven years of loyal service, and on Brad’s birthday no less…or...

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Co-Founder of Waffle House, Joe Rodgers, Passes Away at Age 97

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 7:30am 3/7/2017 at 7:30am
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There are many wonderous and amazing things to come out of The South and Waffle House is one of them. Sadly, co-founder Joe Rodgers passed away at the age of 97.

He began with now huge diner chain as a short-order cook in its first location in 1955.

Bloomberg reports:

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McDonald’s to Expand Kiosks, Delivery, Menu to Draw Customers

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 4:46pm 3/1/2017 at 4:46pm

Fast food giant McDonald’s has lost a few customers and wants to win them back. Executives plan to expand the company’s “delivery, mobile and kiosk-ordering options as it looks to cut costs.” From CNBC:

“Through enhanced technology to elevate and modernize the customer experience, a focus on the quality and value of...

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Wendy’s to Install 1,000 Kiosks to Lower Labor Costs

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 27, 2017 at 3:00pm 2/27/2017 at 3:00pm

As I’ve blogged before, I hardly think that forfeiting decent paying jobs to machines is what the Raise the Wage! crowd had in mind when they began demanding a ridiculous $15 an hour to flip burgers.

I blogged about this back in 2014:

This is all basic economics, really. As costs of labor...

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Wisconsin Cracks Down on Illegal Butter

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 7:00pm 2/22/2017 at 7:00pm
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Wisconsinites who enjoy Kellygold Irish butter have been forced to venture across state lines to buy the gold foil packaged dairy goodness.

Butter protectionism in the Dairy State has made this foreign butter illegal.

An obscure regulation turns “ungraded butter” into contraband. Since Kerrygold isn’t produced in the good ole U.S. of...

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Heinz Gave Employees Paid Day Off Instead of Buying Super Bowl Ad Spot

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 3:00pm 2/8/2017 at 3:00pm

Money well spent.

From aPlus:

Kraft Heinz announced on Wednesday that they’d be giving all of their salaried employees a paid day off rather than purchasing commercial ad time during the Super Bowl. All salaried employees – the decision does not impact factory workers – will have the Monday after the Super Bowl...

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The Wendy’s Twitter Account is Roasting Detractors Like a Boss

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 7:07pm 1/4/2017 at 7:07pm
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Fast food joint Wendy’s has a new social marketing strategy that’s both hilarious and effective. I mean, we’re blogging about it, right?

The strategy is simple — roast the dissent.

During my daily internetting yesterday, I saw this, which is seems to be tweet zero:

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What Are The Most Popular Fast Food Chains in Each State?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 9:00am 1/3/2017 at 9:00am
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Which fast food chains reign supreme?

Business Insider takes a look at which drive-through eateries have the most Four Square check-ins:

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Did a California man really get charged with DUI for coffee?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 2, 2017 at 7:30am 1/2/2017 at 7:30am

Australian-British comedian Tim Minchin once quipped, “It’s the fine balance of caffeine and alcohol that bookends my days.”

Therefore it is not surprising that in California, being the most unbalanced state in this great Union, someone was recently charged with Drinking Under the Influence…with caffeine as the only suspect.

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Brace Yourself for the Whipped Cream Shortage

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 7:00am 12/18/2016 at 7:00am

If you haven’t hoarded enough Reddi-wip to get you through Christmas, you might be out of luck.

America is in the midst of a nationwide whipped cream shortage.

The culprit isn’t the cream or anything dairy related, but a shortage of nitrous oxide.

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