“You can’t sell it, but it’s still a good squash and somebody can use it,” said Larry Eckhardt, who grows pumpkins, corn and other crops on his 1,100-acre farm in Rensselaer County. “To me as a farmer, and as a fellow resident of Earth, we need to help out whenever we can. Because there are some truly needy people out there.”
The Oak Brook, Illinois-based company said Wednesday it received limited reports of potential skin irritations that may be associated with the bands, which look like step counters. Terri Hickey, a McDonald’s representative, said in an email that McDonald’s is “fully investigating this issue” and that restaurants are “offering our youngest guests an alternative Happy Meal toy.”
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“Most of our customers have a desire to eat healthier,” Redfield said. “But at the end of the day, it has to taste good. Great healthy things that don’t taste good don’t do well.”
“Doing this allows me to gauge the interest in my area while also getting my name out there,” Tsubouchi says.
“We started at the Littleton farmers market and it just snowballed,” Schwab said. “I just liked the whole concept of taking a doughnut and changing it up a bit…so here I am.”
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The moves announced Monday include making Chicken McNuggets and other items without artificial preservatives, and removing high-fructose corn syrup from its burger buns. The tweaks come as the world’s biggest burger chain fights to win back customers.
A spokesman for the chain, Chris Arnold, said in an email Thursday that the company’s first Tasty Made burger restaurant will open in this fall in Lancaster, Ohio