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French fries: There are probably other reasons besides acrylamide to avoid these tasty snacks.
November 21, 2013 Back in 2002, news that acrylamide, a carcinogen in animals, had been found in some foods set off a bit of a panic. Now the FDA has issued a new warning on the chemical in food. But here's the puzzler: In the years since that first scare, the human studies haven't really backed those initial concerns about cancer.
Burger King says the new french fry has 20 percent fewer calories than its regular fries. The new "Satisfries" will cost about 30 cents more than the company's regular fries.
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September 24, 2013 The world's No. 2 hamburger chain is rolling out lower fat, lower calorie french fries on Tuesday. Executives at the company say except for their shape, customers won't be able to tell that Satisfies are lower in calories.
McDonald's and the American flag — ruling the London Olympics?
July 13, 2012 McDonald's deal to block others from selling fries at the Olympics is giving some people heartburn. Hear more tonight on All Things Considered, and check out our Storify of what we're reading now.
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