Woman’s $60.58 Starbucks drink breaks record

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A woman bought the world’s most expensive Starbucks drink ever Monday, ordering up a 60 shot Frappucino worth $60.58. 

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Too good to be true? Powdered ‘cocktails’ fizzle

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A new powdered alcoholic drink called Palcohol had a quick debut and an even quicker demise.

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Could bananas go extinct? ‘Serious’ fungus threatens fruit

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The fruit is under assault from a disease that threatens the popular variety that Americans slice into their cereal.

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Sugar Fix: Are we facing a chocopocalypse?

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As cocoa prices surge to near-record highs on demand for emerging markets, chocoholics brace for a hike in price.

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One week left to eat a Subway ‘yoga mat’ sandwich

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Subway says a chemical bleaching agent used in its sandwich bread, as well as yoga mats and shoes, will be totally phased out by next week.

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Does this mean I can eat more? New food label questions, answered

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The FDA is proposing the first changes to those little black-and-white food labels in more than 20 years, and they aim to take a more realistic look at what people eat.

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Meet the man who has eaten pizza for every meal for 25 years

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When Dan Janssen tells people about his pizza-only diet, he usually gets one of two reactions. 

"They either want to kill me, or they think I’m a hero,” he told TODAY.com. 

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Taco Bell rolls out Waffle Taco in breakfast war with McDonald’s

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Look out Egg McMuffin… here comes the Waffle Taco.

On the same day McDonald’s said it was considering extending its breakfast menu beyond 10:30 a.m., Taco Bell rolled out the heavy artillery for its entry into the fast-food breakfast wars on March 27.

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Egg McMuffin for lunch? McDonald’s mulls longer breakfast hours

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Egg McMuffin - it may not be just for breakfast anymore.

McDonald’s, which currently cuts off its breakfast menu at 10:30 a.m., is considering offering both breakfast and lunch menus at a time when people’s eating habits are changing — particularly those coveted customers in their 20s and 30s.

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Pie from a printer? New tech could transform future Thanksgiving dinners

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Lab-grown meat, exotic protein sources and 3-D printing could change the standard Thanksgiving meal in decades experts say.

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Addicted to Oreos? You truly might be

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Oreos are as addictive as cocaine, at least for lab rats, and just like us, the rats like the creamy center best. Eating the sugary treats activates more neurons in the brain’s “pleasure center” than drugs such as cocaine, the researchers found.

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We are each eating 23 pounds of cheese every year, consumer group says

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We are America: land of the cheese. We have pizza with “cheese pockets,” fried macaroni and cheese and Easy Mac, we even have a grilled cheese sandwich stuffed with mozzarella sticks.   

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Fast Food smackdown: ‘French fry burger’ vs. ‘Mighty Wings’

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The ante keeps getting upped in the battle between fast food giants for the American belly (and bucks).

A day after The Chicago Tribune reported that McDonald’s plans to launch a new chicken menu item, dubbed Mighty Wings, Burger King fired back Tuesday with a “French Fry Burger” for a buck.

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Frothy portraits top Taipei lattes

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A café in Taiwan is giving couples the chance to print their portraits in the froth of their lattes using a special printer. The coffee treat is being offered for Chinese Valentine’s Day, which is today. 

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Taco Bell stops selling kids’ meals to focus on millennials

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Taco Bell said Monday it will stop serving kids’ meals and toys, which weren’t boosting sales anyway.

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