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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Heat lamps warm fresh pizza in the food line at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo's Amazon Cafe in the Rainforest. The dining area has increased offerings of healthful foods such as salads, but pizza, fries and corn dogs remain popular choices among visitors. Sarah Jane Tribble/WCPN hide caption

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For 15 years, Jared Fogle has been the famous face of Subway. Here, Fogle (left) visits a Subway shop in Daytona Beach, Fla., with NASCAR driver Carl Edwards in 2012. Brian Blanco/AP hide caption

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Can Subway Freshen Up Its Image After Jared?

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An economist with the Rand Corporation argues that Los Angeles' fast-food ban failed because it merely blocked new construction or expansion of "stand-alone fast-food" restaurants in neighborhoods where that style of restaurant was uncommon to begin with. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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The founder and chairman of Shake Shack, Danny Meyer, visits the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Shake Shack Sizzles With IPO As McDonald's Fizzles

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Protesters demonstrate outside a McDonald's in Chicago. Hundreds of workers from McDonald's, Taco Bell, Wendy's and other fast-food chains were expected to walk off their jobs Thursday to push the companies to pay their employees at least $15 an hour, according to labor organizers. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Across The Country, Fast-Food Workers Rally For $15-An-Hour Pay

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What's on the menu at Tim Hortons? Coffee and doughnuts --” and also sandwiches and pastries. meddygarnet /Flickr hide caption

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Canadians Fret Merger With Burger King Will Change Tim Hortons

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At 820 calories, Maggiano's tiramisu packs in more than the tiramisu served at Olive Garden (510 calories) or Macaroni Grill (690 calories). But it pales in comparison with the version served at Carrabba's, which has 1,060 calories. Maggiano's hide caption

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Is that Subway? Middle East analyst Holly Dagres is on a hunt for fast-food lookalikes in Tehran. Holly Dagres hide caption

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Mash Donalds? Iranians Copy American Fast-Food Brands

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Goodbye, Sodas. McDonald's says it will now market and promote Happy Meals only with milk, water or juice. Bill Parrish Photography/PR Newswire/AP hide caption

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People gathered outside a Wendy's restaurant in New York City on Monday as part of a one-day strike calling for higher wages for fast-food workers. Justin Lane/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Fast-Food Strikers Demand A 'Living Wage'

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Long John Silver's Big Catch platter will net you 33 grams of trans fats in one meal. Courtesy of Clare Politano/Center for Science in the Public Interest hide caption

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