McDonald's is super popular in Israel — the chain even offers potato-starch hamburger buns, like this one, that are kosher for Passover. But now McD's is fighting back against the Israeli health ministry's accusations that it's "junk food." Daniel Estrin for NPR hide caption

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Cage-free chickens in a barn near Hershey, Pa., get to roam and perch on steel rods, but they don't go outside. This week, McDonald's became the latest big buyer to demand cage-free eggs. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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The Latest Scramble In The Egg Industry: McDonald's Is Going Cage-Free

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Kale is not only loaded with nutrients, but it's become a emblem of a healthy lifestyle that's increasingly appealing to Americans ready to move away from processed, high-calorie food. Peet Sneekes/Flickr hide caption

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From Scornin' It To Lovin' It: McDonald's Tests Out Kale On Its Menu

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An order of McDonald's Chicken McNuggets in Olmsted Falls, Ohio. McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human medicine. Mark Duncan/AP hide caption

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A U.S. company that supplies meat to some fast-food chains in China has pulled all of its products, some of which were chicken nuggets sold in Hong Kong, made by a Chinese subsidiary. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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McDonald's was the featured sponsor of the annual meeting of the California Dietetic Association in 2014. Alan Broadhead/Flickr hide caption

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How Food Companies Court Nutrition Educators With Junk Food

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Fast-food workers march toward the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., on Thursday. Similar rallies occurred in about 100 cities across the U.S. Morgan Walker/NPR hide caption

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