McDonald’s UK Happy Meals Will Be Plastic Toy Free

Good News Notes: “This is exciting news and I wish all fast-food restaurants would follow suit! My toddler loves to get a kids meal especially when a little toy comes with the meal. She normally plays with the item while we are at the restaurant then once we are home she shows no interest in…

Florida couple cancels wedding, gets married on Facebook live

Good News Notes: “One Tampa Bay area bride and groom decided to get creative with their nuptials after learning that their March 21 wedding date would have to wait.   ‘It’s crazy times right now. With everything going on, it was still important for us to do the ceremony,’ Madeline Beck said. Beck and her now-husband…

Healthy Plate, Healthy Planet

Good News Notes: “Frank Hu and Kentucky Fried Chicken arrived in Beijing around the same time. Hu, a recent graduate of Tongji Medical University, in Wuhan, had never seen a restaurant like it. Three-floored, gleaming, and distinctly Western in atmosphere, KFC proved irresistible to a country unfamiliar with the greasy efficiency of American fast food….

Taco Bell says it will add plant-based meat

Good News Notes: “Long before the Impossible Whopper at Burger King and  Beyond Meat chicken at KFC, Taco Bell filled a fast-food gap for vegetarians and vegans with its easy ability to swap beans for beef and its “fresco” style modification, which subs pico de gallo for dairy toppings such as sour cream and cheese. The…