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Is Taco Bell-Pizza Hut’s Ingredient Re-Branding Creating The Illusion Of Natural Food?

The parent company of Taco Bell and Pizza Hut are eliminating artificial flavors and colors from some menu items. However, your Mountain Dew Baja Blast and Dorito Loco taco shells will look just as unnaturally colored as ever.

05/26/2015

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Is Pizza As Bad For Kids As Sugary Drinks?

A new study finds kids and teens are getting more calories from pizza than anything else they eat — besides dessert.

01/19/2015

The 'Vessyl' cup offers users nutritional data on whatever is poured into it. (CBS)

Vessyl ‘Smart Cup’ Knows What’s Poured Into It, Helps Users Track Nutrition Data

A San Francisco company has created a cup that knows what’s poured into it.

10/06/2014

Restaurant Calorie Information Makes a Difference to Diners

Restaurant Calorie Information Makes A Difference To Diners

A first-of-its kind study by the Centers for Disease Control finds that six-out-of-ten diners who are aware of calorie counts take them into consideration when placing their order.

07/11/2014

Double Down still sold in some places, like the Taco Bell-KFC on Ocean Avenue in San Francisco

KFC Double-Down Takes On Bay Area Organic, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian Fare

The national promotion may be over, but secret San Francisco locations still serve it.

05/27/2014

A food label that emphasizes fat.

New Look Proposed For Nutrition Labels Will Highlight Calories and Sugar

The number for calories will be getting bigger, and a new category for added sugars will be included on the “Nutrition Facts” labels that appear on most food packages.

02/27/2014

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Good Question: How Accurate Are Calorie Counts On Menus?

California law now requires chain restaurants to post nutritional information on their menus. John Gilleran asked this Good Question: How do consumers know the nutritional information on menus is accurate?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/23/2011

McDonalds Happy Meal. (AP)

‘Daily Show’ To Poke Fun At San Francisco’s Fast Food Toy Ban

San Francisco’s legislation prohibiting toys from fast-food meals that don’t meet certain nutritional standards may get a light-hearted skewering soon on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show.”

CBS San Francisco–12/03/2010