Free dessert-on-a-stick at White Castle for people who’ve had a COVID-19 vaccine
White Castle is giving away a yummy treat to anyone and everyone who has received a COVID-19 vaccine. Beginning today and running through May 31, you can walk into any White Castle, show your vaccination card and receive a free dessert-on-a-stick. “From the start of the pandemic, we’ve shared the message that there is ‘unity in community,’” said Jamie Richardson, a vice president at White Castle. “This ‘vax for snacks’ effort is just another way to support our communities as we make our way through this pandemic,” Richardson added. “Our desire is for all of our friends, neighbors and Cravers near and far to enjoy good health.mlive.com
Federal lawsuit filed against city of Dearborn, police department
DEARBORN, Mich. – A federal lawsuit was filed after a local father said he asked for directions from a police officer and was assaulted. Court documents claim Luther Gonzalez-Hall, 22, asked Dearborn Police officer Marvin Sanders for directions and the interaction ended with the officer assaulting and choking Gonzalez-Hall. At one point during the confrontation, Sanders’ bodycam falls to the ground. “I didn’t believe that it was real.”Now Gonzalez-Hall is suing Sanders, the city of Dearborn and the Dearborn Police Department for the way he was treated. When Local 4 asked about the status of officer Sanders, the Dearborn Police Department immediately asked the Defenders to submit a Freedom of Information Act request.
16-year-old boy shot at White Castle on Detroit’s west side
DETROIT – A 16-year-old boy was shot Wednesday morning at a White Castle restaurant in the 8800 block of Greenfield Road. The restaurant is at the northwest corner of Greenfield and Joy roads. The boy is expected to survive gunshot wounds. His exact condition is not known at this time. Detroit police are working to find out what led to this shooting and who is responsible.
White Castle recalls frozen burgers over listeria fears
White Castle is recalling some of its frozen burgers shipped to 22 states due to possible listeria contamination after finding the bacteria in one of its manufacturing plants. Of the products we have recalled, none has tested positive for listeria," White Castle Vice President Jamie Richardson stated in an email Tuesday. White Castle operates more than 375 restaurants in 13 states and sells its products in retail stores nationwide, according to its website. Customers can also call White Castle at (800) 843-2728. White Castle frozen sandwiches are sold in rectangular cardboard packages, with the code date located on a side panel.cbsnews.com
White Castle recalls frozen burgers over listeria fears
White Castle is recalling some of its frozen burgers due to possible listeria contamination after finding the bacteria in one of its manufacturing plants. White Castle operates more than 375 restaurants in 13 states and sells its products in retail stores nationwide, according to its website. The 98-year-old company's frozen fare is sold at 7-Eleven, Aldi, Dollar General, Family Dollar, Kroger, Kroger Fresh Fare, Kroger Marketplace, Rite Aid, Sam's Club, Save-A-Lot and Walmart. Customers can also call White Castle at (800) 843-2728. White Castle frozen sandwiches are sold in rectangular cardboard packages and the code date is located on a side panel.cbsnews.com
Why White Castle isn't a fast-food giant
If you've ever eaten a hamburger at a fast-food restaurant, White Castle deserves at least some of the credit. It's also widely regarded as the first fast-food hamburger chain in the United States. White Castle started in 1921 in Wichita, Kansas decades before competitors McDonald's or Restaurant Brands International's Burger King arrived on the scene. Today, there are about 370 White Castle restaurants in 13 states. Throughout its nearly 100-year history, White Castle has been opposed to franchising its business, a mechanism that fueled other fast-food companies' growth.cnbc.com
Beyond Meat is down 32% this monthhere's the key level to watch, according to the chart
Shares of the fake meat company are down over 32% for the month of October, adding to a nearly 55% drop from the stock's July highs. One such pro JC O'Hara, chief market technician at MKM Partners foresees more downside. "The stock went from [$]25 to 240, ran out of buyers at 240, and you started to see some profit-taking slowly occur." "That profit-taking was relatively calm, but that really started to accelerate a few weeks ago," O'Hara said. That is a level where over the last few months buyers have historically shown up and supported the stock.cnbc.com
Disney to offer more than 400 plant-based food items to parkgoers starting in October
The plant-based food craze that swept up restaurant chains like Burger King, White Castle, Dunkin' and Del Taco has come to Disney. The company announced Tuesday that it is massively expanding its selection of plant-based food items at its U.S.-based parks starting in October. Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, will have more than 400 food items that are free of meat, dairy, eggs or honey starting Oct. 1 at the park's quick service restaurants. The company already offers plant-based food, including veggie burgers and the dairy-free Dole Whip dessert. All plant-based items will be marked on the menu with a leaf icon.cnbc.com
Subway testing meatless meatball sub
(CNN) - Subway is exploring the plant-based protein trend with a meatless meatball sub. The Beyond Meatball Marinara sub will be available for a limited time. Burger King will start serving a meatless version of its Whopper, featuring a patty made by Beyond competitor Impossible Foods, nationwide this week. For restaurants, testing out the products is a way to cash in on a fast-growing trend. Beyond and Subway worked together to develop the Beyond Meatball, which is only available at Subway restaurants.
Subway Is Testing Out Meatless Meatball Sub
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Impossible Whopper goes nationwide at Burger King
Sara Bonisteel/CNNMIAMI - Burger King will begin selling the plant-based Impossible Whopper nationwide next week after a successful run in six regions. The chain won't say how many of the burgers it's sold since first introducing them in April, but did say it's enticing more people to enter its stores. Impossible Foods, the company that makes the burgers for Burger King and White Castle, is struggling to meet surging demand. On Thursday it announced a new partnership with OSI, one of the world's largest food producers. Impossible Foods has doubled the workers at its plant and produced a record number of burgers in June, but demand is still outpacing production.
MoneyWatch: January flying is cheapest; White Castle adds veggie option
MoneyWatch: January flying is cheapest; White Castle adds veggie option If you need a break after the holiday season, January is often the cheapest month to fly. And the fast food chain known for it's beef sliders has added a vegetarian option. Jill Wagner reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.cbsnews.com