Month: October 2019

Disney Cruise Line Announces Three New Ships, Details of Disney Wish

Disney Cruise Line announced it has reached a memorandum of agreement with the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany for the construction of three additional cruise ships. The three new vessels will be powered by liquefied natural gas and will be larger than the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy by boasting

People stopped ordering high calorie items after calories were posted on menus, but it didn’t last

NEW YORK — Soon after calories were posted on fast-food menus, people cut back a little bit on what they ordered. But it didn’t last. Customers at fast-food chains in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas ordered an average of 60 fewer calories per transaction in the weeks after the figures were

Proposed Bill Wants All Plant-Based Beef Labeled ‘Imitation’

Real MEAT Act calls plant-based meat phony imitations A new bipartisan bill requiring beef that’s not derived from cows (i.e., plant-based beef like Impossible Burgers) to be labeled “imitation” was proposed in Congress on Monday, Food Dive reports. The legislation, called the Real Marketing Edible Artificials Truthfully Act (or the

Hyundai fuel cell semi concept makes the Tesla Semi look boring

Design in the early- to mid-20th century was full of optimism. Art deco and the “rocket age” look became staples. Hyundai is tapping into those feelings for an area that often isn’t full of creativity: semi trucks. Hyundai revealed the Hyundai HDC-6 Neptune on Monday, a hydrogen fuel cell-powered semi

Medicare would cover dental and vision under these bills

Medicare beneficiaries would get dental, vision and hearing coverage if several bills now before Congress pass. In addition, the government would get authority to negotiate prices with drugmakers and create a cap for Medicare out-of-pocket spending on prescription drugs. All have cleared the necessary committees over the last couple of

Michigan apple recall: Nearly 2,300 crates could be contaminated with listeria

A Michigan produce company has recalled nearly 2,300 cases of fresh apples that could be contaminated with listeria. North Bay Produce said the recall affects branded bags of Red Delicious, McIntosh, Honeycrisp, Fuji, Jonathan and Jonamac apples and in non-branded white and plastic bags. The varieties were shipped between October

Score a Free Taco from Taco Bell This Week, Thanks to the Washington Nationals

This year’s World Series gave fans a matchup between teams from Houston, Texas and Washington D.C., and while both are—for obvious reasons (i.e. winning their respective league championships)—great teams, fans of Major League Baseball’s other 28 franchises might feel a little left out. But Taco Bell has come up with

Hotel chains are acquiring boutique hotels, shaking up industry

Independently run hotels are on the decline, Julie Weed wrote for the New York Times. Boutique hotels are joining or becoming affiliates of large hotel chains to benefit from bigger marketing and operational budgets, Weed reported. Marriott International, Accor and IHG are among the major hospitality chains purchasing collections of