Taste-Testing Grass-Fed Beef; City Council to Vote on Anti-Food Truck Bill

Hardee's hopes to boost sales with its new Hand-Breaded Chicken Tenders, dipped in a buttermilk and egg batter, rolled in seasoned flour, and fried. The idea was inspired by its Made From Scratch biscuits. [MarketWatch]

Scotland is cracking down on food waste with the introduction of special bins meant for discarded food. Thousands of homes will be given a bin. [Herald Scotland]

In a recent taste test, Montana's La Cense strip and Idaho's Alderspring rib eye beat out other grass-fed steaks. But all grass-fed meats were better than supermarket beef. [Wall Street Journal]

Irwin Kruger, a longtime McDonald's franchisee who sold his four New York City locations earlier this year, will open the first Smashburger on Long Island. [Nation's Restaurant News]

The City Council will hold a hearing July 16 on a new bill that would revoke the permit of any food truck vendor who racks up three parking tickets in a year. [Wall Street Journal]

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