European E. Coli Culprit Found; Taco Bell Launches In-Store Entertainment, Wi-Fi


News flash: In-N-Out outranks McDonald’s in a Consumer Reports survey. Oh, and chains like the Golden Arches and Taco Bell aren’t as cheap as they profess to be.

European investigators have traced the devastating E. coli outbreaks in Germany and France back to this likely culprit: fenugreek seeds from Egypt.
[NY Times]

New research shows that Americans may be eating less in one sitting, but are eating far more often than they used to.

Chefs each have their own way of keeping track of their recipes. Some use, a free website for recipe sharing and cataloging.
[Wall Street Journal]

The Fed has ruled to limit debit-card “swipe” or “interchange” fees, but restaurant operators say the cap is still too high.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]

Taco Bell has announced that it will add an in-store entertainment network and free Wi-Fi at all U.S. locations by 2015.
[Nation’s Restaurant News]

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