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Florida Cop Arrested In Burrito Road Rage Incident

Did a burrito really lead to this road rage incident?

A Florida cop is in trouble after he allegedly threatened a couple with his firearm during a road rage dispute. WFTV News reports that Lake County Sheriff’s deputy Thomas Thompson is accused of threatening to kill the couple during the incident. The 45-year-old deputy was ultimately arrested, and the resulting police report is interesting to… Read more »

Crystal Pepsi (Remember That?) Might Be Coming Back [Video]

Will Crystal Pepsi Come Back

If you were alive in the ’90s, then you probably have heard of Crystal Pepsi. You may even vaguely recall the taste if you tried it. But if you weren’t alive during the brief window of time the beverage was available in America, then Crystal Pepsi may seem like something of an enigma. Some people… Read more »

Pepsi Craft Sodas Answer To Your Health Concerns [Video]

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Love soda but don’t like how unhealthy it is? Pepsi will soon introduce craft sodas, such as agave vanilla cream, geared specifically towards customers who love sodas but want to steer clear of processed sugars. The company plans to start selling the drinks as early as this summer in soft drink dispensers and restaurants, and… Read more »

Taco Booze? Taco Bell To Serve Alcohol At New Chicago Location [Video]

Will You Soon Get Booze At Taco Bell

Would you like to order booze with your tacos? Taco Bell is testing the waters with a new location in Chicago, Illinois. According to the Daily News, the booze-friendly restaurant will be opening this summer with alcoholic versions of existing Taco Bell beverages. Taco Bell restaurants in Spain, Japan, and South Korea already offer the… Read more »

Dairy Queen Removes Soda From Kids’ Menu

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Dairy Queen will remove soda from their kids’ menu in an effort to promote healthier options. The decision was made in April, during Dairy Queen’s Franchise Advisory Council’s quarterly meeting. Company officials said the change will take place on or before Sept. 1. The decision was sparked by an inquiry from the Center for Science… Read more »

Mini Frapp? Starbucks Deal A ‘Healthy’ Diet Frappucino

Mini Frapp? Starbucks Deal A 'Healthy' Diet Frappucino

Want a mini frapp? Starbucks is offering a limited time deal that is testing out a relatively healthy, smaller-sized frappucino. But just how “healthy” is this mini frapp for your diet? In a related report by the Inquisitr, a police officer sued Starbucks over free coffee he spilled on himself, and now he is demanding… Read more »

Taco Bell Fritos Taco Is Here, Find Out More Details, Including Where

Taco Bell Fritos Taco Is Here, Find Out More Details, Including Where

Taco Bell, purveyor of such classics as the Chalupa, Gordita, and Doritos Locos Tacos, has been increasingly shifting toward oddities like Doritos tacos. The Inquisitr reported in December of last year that a new taco will soon be slowly rolled out and tested throughout Taco Bell locations. It all began with a slide show before… Read more »

Cory Booker: Let’s Label GMOs

Cory Booker expresses support for labeling GMO foods.

Cory Booker has a lot of fans among progressives — not just in New Jersey, but across the country. His commentaries on topics from food stamps to prison reform to solar energy are quoted, memed, and placed on internet pedestals. However, one tweet from Sunday will likely not be proudly repeated by many of Booker’s… Read more »

Free Biscuit Taco At Taco Bell On Cinco De Mayo, May 5

Free Biscuit at Taco Bell on Cinco De Mayo Day

Taco Bell is giving away free biscuit tacos during breakfast time on May 5. Taco Bell is calling the free event “Breakfast Defector Day,” which just so happens to fall on Cinco de Mayo, according to Taco Bell’s website. Taco Bell unveiled both the biscuit taco and the Breakfast Defector Day ad campaign earlier this… Read more »

Diet Pepsi Without Aspartame? Fans React To Replacement

Diet Pepsi

It’s official — Diet Pepsi will no longer have aspartame. The Chicago Tribune reports that PepsiCo made the decision to replace the controversial ingredient after receiving a lot of negative feedback and responses from customers. Reports confirm that aspartame will be replaced in Diet Pepsi with a different type of artificial sweetener — sucralose. Commonly… Read more »