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Burger King's New Item Involves Cheetos Breading

It's mac and cheese plus Cheetos

(Newser) - Love mac n' cheese? Love Cheetos? Burger King hopes you'll love Mac n' Cheetos. The new 310-calorie snack is basically mozzarella sticks but stuffed with macaroni along with the cheese and cased in Cheetos-flavored breading, per Time . So far, reviews are mixed. One Twitter user says it's the... More »

Canada Beats America at Its Own Game, Combines Cheetos and Taco Bell

'I'm moving to Canada'

(Newser) - Something orange and insulting to Mexican culture is sending Americans scurrying for the Canadian border: Taco Bell's Cheetos Crunchwrap Slider. (What did you think we were talking about?) That's right, Taco Bell is now stuffing its popular crunchwraps with jalapeño-flavored Cheetos for what Mashable calls "the... More »

Mexican Cartel Torches PepsiCo Warehouses

Arsonists target Sabritas potato chip operations

(Newser) - In a first major attack on an American firm, members of a Mexican drug cartel have torched five warehouses owned by a PepsiCo subsidiary. Masked men were witnessed hurling firebombs that incinerated the Sabritas potato chip warehouses and dozens of delivery trucks parked outside in the states of Michoacan and... More »

Americans' Favorite Snack Brand: Ritz Crackers

Wheat Thins Second, Orville Redenbacher Third

(Newser) - Americans who can afford brand-name snacks have a clear-cut favorite, a new survey reveals: Ritz crackers. "Butter and salt is a pretty good combination for most Americans and most anybody," an exec with the survey firm tells the New York Post . Wheat Thins finished second and Orville Redenbacher... More »

6 Mascots That Must Go

Ronald McDonald and the Trix rabbit, for starters

(Newser) - A new survey shows lots of people want McDonald's to retire Ronald McDonald as a mascot, and Nerve agrees: He's just a little creepy. Josh Kurp lists five other mascots that need to go:
  • Chester Cheetah, Cheetos: He's "more drug dealer/pimp than a snack-food-selling jungle cat."
  • Dig 'em
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5 Things Conan Could Do Next

Launch a Fox rival? Return to SNL ? Reality TV?

(Newser) - NBC's shabby treatment of Conan O'Brien has been a recurring theme of the Jay Leno-centric late-night shuffle, but "he-who-rocks-the-dopest-pompadour-on-TV" has more options than you might think. MTV ponders his options.
  • Defect to Fox: The network is apparently interested, and it would be a great way to tick off NBC.
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