Sunday, May 15, 2005

International Fast Food News Briefs

KFC's British TV ad for the Zinger Crunch Salad has received a record number of complaints. Citizens say it encourages bad manners in children. The ad shows people singing while their mouths are stuffed full of food. [BBC & Scotsman]

Drunk drivers in Australia may soon be targeted in fast food drive-thrus. Police have had success targeting drivers with late-night fast food cravings. [Sunday Mail]

Heinz is testing new "SqueezMe!" ketchup packets in UK fast food restaurants, individual ketchup packets "designed to open with no fuss, and dispense with no muss." [NY Daily News]

Fast food is being blamed for a dramatic rise in obesity in France. [IHT]

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