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Cops: Man 'Still Had Hamburger in His Ear Upon Arrival'

Florida woman accused of domestic battery against boyfriend

(Newser) - Florida is trying to get back to some level of normalcy during the coronavirus pandemic—and the latest crime report shows it may be doing just that. The Smoking Gun reports that Tanya Cordero, 47, was arrested Monday after an incident in a mobile home in Largo, Fla. Per an... More »

Eat Your Meat. Now, With Veggies

Meat companies are beginning to market burgers with the veggies already blended in

(Newser) - Meat companies are making it easier for you to eat your vegetables by blending them into burgers, meatballs, and sausages, reports the AP . Applegate is introducing a line of meat-and-veggie burgers and meatballs at grocery stores next month. Tyson Foods is already selling a beef-and-pea protein patty, as well as... More »

McDonald's Just Spread Some More 'Big Mac Love'

Welcome the Double Big Mac and Little Mac

(Newser) - The Double Big Mac has arrived. The four-patty burger, dressed like your usual two-patty Big Mac, will be added to the McDonald's menu at participating restaurants for a limited time beginning Thursday, CNN reports. The Double Big Mac—not to be confused with the Grand Mac —has long... More »

Burger Chains' Antibiotics Grades: Two As, 22 Fs

Report raises concerns over 'spread of antibiotic resistance'

(Newser) - Craving a fast-food burger? You'll be hard-pressed to find one that gets a passing grade from experts on antibiotic use in meat. A report out Wednesday—a collaboration by the Natural Resources Defence Council, Consumer Reports, Center for Food Safety, and other groups—gives 22 of 25 top US... More »

In-N-Out's Billionaire Prez: I Was 'Over' by Age 22

Lynsi Snyder overcame struggles to get where she is

(Newser) - For many West Coasters, In-N-Out is the burger chain—hard to find in big cities but revered for its low prices and fresh ingredients. Now meet Lynsi Snyder, a 36-year-old who has battled drug and alcohol use, sports Bible-verse tattoos, and is married to a race-car driver. The kicker: She... More »

IHOP Reveals What Its New 'b' Stands For

'Burgers' ... but the company isn't really changing name from IHOP

(Newser) - "Burgers." That's what the "b" stands for in IHOP's name change , which CNNMoney reports isn't actually a name change. It's merely a temporary marketing stunt to promote a new emphasis on burgers. "We are definitely going to be IHOP," company president... More »

Annoyed Tweet May Improve Airport Food at TV Chef's Eatery

James Martin responded quickly after Scottish TV host complained about 'the flattest of burgers'

(Newser) - It wasn't an April Fools' joke, but instead a legitimate complaint on Twitter about a shoddy burger—and it caught the attention of exactly the right person. The BBC reports Scottish TV and radio host Ewan Cameron was recently at Glasgow Airport with his wife, and while he balked... More »

In-N-Out Burger Files Legal Action Against YouTube Prankster

He claimed to be CEO, demanded food

(Newser) - In-N-Out Burger isn't laughing about a YouTube prankster who claimed to be the company's CEO making a surprise visit. The burger chain has gone to court to seek a restraining order against prankster Cody Roeder, whose videos appeared on his popular "Trollmunchies" YouTube channel, the OC Register... More »

Carl's Jr. Tries Advertising Burgers With Actual Burgers

Fast-food chain trying to expand customer base by ditching sexy commercials

(Newser) - Carl's Jr. and Hardee's are ditching the bikinis and getting back to the burgers, the AP reports. The chains are famous for advertisements featuring models and celebrities like Paris Hilton, Kate Upton, and Emily Ratajkowski munching on burgers while scantily clad. A new commercial for the chains shows... More »

Report: Human, Rat DNA Found in Burgers

But it probably won't hurt you

(Newser) - Are burgers on the menu? You may want to take a look at the Hamburger Report before you fire up the grill. The report found unexpected ingredients in some of the burgers it tested—including the DNA of rats and humans—and some missing ingredients in others, such as the... More »

McDonald's Is Testing Fresh Beef in Its Burgers

Starting with 14 restaurants in Dallas

(Newser) - McDonald's says it's testing fresh beef at 14 restaurants in Dallas, but claims it's too early to say whether fresh beef could replace its frozen patties nationally, the AP reports. The company says the test is limited to its quarter pounder patties. "Like all of our... More »

Naked Burglars Steal 60 Burgers From Beach Eatery

Florida trio broke in wearing underwear, then stripped, as cameras caught it all

(Newser) - "Dumb, dumber, and dumbest." That’s how a waitress at Doc's Beach House in Bonita Beach, Fla., describes the three guys who broke in—clad only in their skivvies—in the wee hours Sunday and five minutes later made off with 60 hamburgers, 3 pounds of bacon,... More »

World's Priciest Hamburgers

Chow down on truffles and gold leaf

(Newser) - Tired of the same ol' Big Mac? Try biting into one of these burgers, smothered in fancy goodies that make them the most expensive beef patties in the world. The Huffington Post rounds them up: More »

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