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KFC to ditch nonrecyclable packaging

The chain’s U.S. market has also achieved its goal of antibiotic-free chicken.

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Dunkin’ Donuts begins transformation into Dunkin’

But doughnuts will remain in the promotional spotlight, along with a new coffee drink and sandwiches.

A host of innovations are being tried to divert single-use hot-drink containers from landfills, from cup sharing to “clever cups” that can order and pay for a refill. Here’s a sampling.

Have food, will travel? Operators are updating offerings and sourcing new packaging as off-premise continues to grow.

The federal agency says there’s no evidence to support the restaurant-opposed move.

The fast-casual chain has added a section where customers can pick up components for a meal assembled at home.

Amid growing public pressure, chains are replacing their plastic straws, but doing so won’t be easy, or cheap.

The burger chain said it is committing $5 million to a partnership to develop a recyclable or compostable cup.

Some of the sweeping changes affecting restaurants brought smaller but noteworthy quick alterations in recent days. Here's a chance to catch up on Chick-fil-A's new venture, what's happening in delivery, and an important new twist on straw bans.

The industry’s breakup with plastic straws has happened at a breathtaking pace.

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