As per a study, ultra-processed foods have an ill impact on the diversity of plant species and planetary health. "The very rapid rise of ultra-processed foods in human diets will continue to place pressure on the diversity of plant species available for human consumption," stated a researcher. Notably, ultra-processed food production also leads to greenhouse gas emissions and the accumulation of packaging waste.
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The archaeologists have discovered a 2,000-year-old fast-food stall from the ash of Pompeii, Italy. Experts believe the excavation of front counter of stall decorated with polychrome patterns will help to know more about the snacking habits of the ancient Romans. Moreover, they have also found remains of ducks, pigs, goats, fish and snails in the earthenware which was probably left in hurry due to the volcanic eruption in the Mt Vesuvius in… read-more
In a bid to provide more convenient way of ordering food, McDonald's has enabled WhatsApp service, a 100% contactless ordering service. Under this, the customer needs to text ‘Hi’ on 9953916666, which will offer a link to order food and provide details. After confirmation of the order, a bill will be sent to the customer’s WhatsApp number. Launching initially in Delhi only, McDonald's looks to boost sales amid the less footfall at stores.
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