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KFC unveils a triple meat Double Down KFC Unveils A Triple Meat Double Down

KFC on Wednesday announced it's bringing back its fabled Double Down sandwich. Long the king of over-the-top fast food, this artery clogger consists of bacon, cheese and special sauce served between two pieces of fried chicken instead of a bun.

Brazilian companies raise Chiquita offer to $681M Brazilian Companies Raise Chiquita Offer To $681M

Brazilian companies Cutrale and Safra said they are again raising their bid for banana producer Chiquita, to $681 million a day before Chiquita shareholders are expected to vote on a combination with Irish fruit importer Fyffes. Chiquita said Thursday that it will review the latest offer.

Tofino's Wolf in the Fog best new restaurant Tofino's Wolf In The Fog Best New Restaurant

A restaurant in tiny Tofino, B.C., on the edge of the Pacific Ocean has been named the best new restaurant in Canada in enRoute's annual top 10 list. Wolf in the Fog took top honours while Ayden in Saskatoon, opened by "Top Chef Canada" season 1 winner Dale MacKay, was the people's choice winner in an online poll at

Purdue getting regional nutrition/obesity center Purdue Getting Regional Nutrition/obesity Center

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has chosen Purdue University to be the site of one of four regional centers for research into nutrition education and obesity prevention. Purdue said Wednesday that nutrition policy professor Dennis Savaiano will lead the North Central Nutrition Education Center of Excellence at the school.

With vegetarian forms at a 'crossroads,' A&B Ingredients launches new ... With Vegetarian Forms At A 'crossroads,' A&B Ingredients Launches New ...

A&B Ingredients has introduced a new pea protein isolate to the US market to meet the demands for vegetarian forms with greater functionality, the company said. The new variety, called Pisane B9, is optimized for baked goods applications.

Students hand over video, photos of pumpkin chaos Students Hand Over Video, Photos Of Pumpkin Chaos

The president of Keene State College says students are turning over video and photos of the mayhem that broke out during a family-friendly pumpkin festival over the weekend. Meanwhile, Keene police released about two dozen photos of people involved in the chaos and are asking the public to help identify them.

Thanksgiving Sides: Recipe for cider house butter rolls Thanksgiving Sides: Recipe For Cider House Butter Rolls

We all have parts of the Thanksgiving dinner that we're willing to outsource. Canned cranberry sauce thrives for this reason.

Watch What Happens When 2 Guys Disguise McNuggets As Gourmet Snacks And Serve Them To Food Experts Watch What Happens When 2 Guys Disguise McNuggets As Gourmet Snacks And Serve Them To Food Experts

McDonald's has been taking a lot of heat in the past couple of weeks concerning the quality of its food. But when food experts were unknowingly served McNuggets and Big Macs at a catering conference in The Netherlands, their reactions were surprisingly positive.

Youngsters share with those in need Youngsters Share With Those In Need

All of the items collected will be donated to the Swindon Foodbank, which hands out parcels of food to those who are struggling. Becky O'Brien, the headteacher at Nyland, which caters for primary aged children with social, mental and emotional health needs, said the day was a big success.

Slow, steady may not win the weight-loss race Slow, Steady May Not Win The Weight-loss Race

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health. Remember, correlation is not causation -- so if a study finds a connection between two things, it doesn't mean that one causes the other.

Indiana companies offer protective suits for Ebola Indiana Companies Offer Protective Suits For Ebola

A Fishers company is seeing a big increase in orders for its protective gear, and a Fort Wayne health store has begun selling suits to ward off the deadly disease. Tony Baumgartner tells WTHR that orders from his Fishers company, DQE, have increased 1,000 percent in recent weeks.

Cooking up a desert storm in Jordan Cooking Up A Desert Storm In Jordan

As the sun disappears behind the cluttered skyline of Amman and the call to prayer echoes through the city, I'm sitting down to dinner. Like most evenings, it's a meal I've cooked myself.

This cider is for adults This Cider Is For Adults

In New England, during the late summer and through the autumn, one of the most popular harvests of the region ripens. Families flock to pick-your-own orchards while commercial growers hire migrant labor to pick the fruit without bruising it.

On the market: 8 Wendy's eateries in Florida On The Market: 8 Wendy's Eateries In Florida

Are you in the market for a Wendy's fast-food restaurant in the Sunshine State? How about eight of them? Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services announced an exclusive listing for a sale/leaseback portfolio of eight Wendy's restaurants statewide, including five in South Florida.

Cooking on Deadline: Recipe for smoky slow cooker vegetarian chili Cooking On Deadline: Recipe For Smoky Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili

It's partly philosophical, partly practical. Let's start with the latter. Truth is, I'm just not good at producing food that tastes all that great in a slow cooker.

Treat or nasty trick? Denver police warn of pot-tainted candy Treat Or Nasty Trick? Denver Police Warn Of Pot-tainted Candy

The two almost identical gummy bears sitting side by side, coated in sugar and tinged with the same red hue, may end up in a trick-or-treat bag, but only one is plain candy. The other is loaded with marijuana.

Chiquita rejects offer from Safra and Cutrale Chiquita Rejects Offer From Safra And Cutrale

Chiquita says it is rejecting a new buyout offer from two Brazilian companies and will go ahead with its plan to merge with Irish fruit importer Fyffes. Chiquita says the offer from investment firm Safra Group and juice company Cutrale Group isn't high enough and the Fyffes deal will bring more value to shareholders.

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