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'Belligerent' Refusal to Wear a Mask, Then a Stabbing

Police say Texas man attacked Jack in the Box manager over mask request

(Newser) - Police in Texas have issued an arrest warrant for a man they say stabbed a fast-food manager over a request to put on a face mask. NBC News reports that cops in League City, about 25 miles southeast of Houston, are searching for James Schulz. The 53-year-old is said to...

Cops: Man Stole Ambulance, Then Went to the Drive-Thru

Renaldo Leonard was busted at a Houston Jack in the Box

(Newser) - Car theft can really work up your appetite. At least that appears to be the case in a story out of Houston, where police say a man stole an ambulance on Thursday night, then promptly headed to a local drive-thru to grab a bite. "Paramedics were on a call...

New Jack in the Box Ad: 'Tone Deaf' or Harmless Fun?

It 'celebrates sexual innuendo in the workplace,' writes one critic

(Newser) - Jack in the Box surely saw the backlash coming. In a controversial new TV ad , mascot Jack is told "the lawyers aren't comfortable" with a pun-filled marketing campaign linking the burger chain's new teriyaki bowls to another term for testicles. "I'm the one with the...

When It Comes to Service, McDonald's Isn't No. 1

Survey finds McDonald's is dead last; Chick-fil-A comes out on top

(Newser) - The fast-food industry may not be heralded for Michelin-rated fare, but chains can earn loyalty through the customer service they offer, ensuring consumers keep coming back for their burgers, tacos, and pizzas. And per 24/7 Wall St. , fast-food restaurants bested full-service restaurants for the first time ever on this year'...

Teacher Kidnaps 3 Students, Demands Fast Food

John Edward Maust pulls knife on three 17-year-olds, police say

(Newser) - Three LA-area teenagers pulled over to greet their high school teacher standing on a curb Saturday night—but things got weird when he got in the car, KTLA reports. The driver agreed to give John Edward Maust, 34, a lift even though he seemed intoxicated, sheriff's officials said in...

America's Latest Fast-Food Indulgence: Bacon Shake

Jack in the Box beverage contains ... no bacon

(Newser) - When it comes to the battle for the most indulgent, artery-clogging American fast food treat, the list of contenders is a long one. And now, a new entrant: Jack in the Box has begun offering a limited-edition Bacon Shake. And, in true fast-food-isn't-just-like-real-food fashion, there's actually not any...

Man Holds Up Jack in the Box, Comes Back for Lunch

Would-be robber foiled by appetite

(Newser) - Here's some criminal idiocy for you: A man was arrested in San Diego yesterday after returning to a Jack in the Box he'd allegedly tried to rob the day before. The man, 30-year-old Shawn Dustin Page, allegedly pulled a gun in the restaurant on Wednesday, but fled when the cashier...

Meat Standards at McD's Loftier Than at Schools
Meat Standards at McD's Loftier Than at Schools

Meat Standards at McD's Loftier Than at Schools

Virtually any fast-food joint is choosier about what your kid eats

(Newser) - The millions of pounds of beef and chicken doled out by the National School Lunch program every year wouldn’t pass muster at KFC or McDonald's. Though the meat the USDA buys and then supplies to schools beats the bare minimums imposed on grocery store meat, it doesn’t live...

Jack in the Box Boasts Most Toxic 'Value' Burger

$1 Junior Bacon Cheeseburger tops cancer researchers' unhealthful list

(Newser) - It’s official: Jack in the Box’s Junior Bacon Cheeseburger is the least healthy value offering by a chain restaurant, the Los Angeles Times reports. The Cancer Project, which monitors links between nutrition and the disease, singled out the grilled meat and bacon in the sandwich as carcinogenic and...

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