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Burger King dismisses its suit against a large franchisee

The 37 locations in Southern Texas owned by Guillermo Perales will remain open.

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KFC enlists the Chippendales to sell its new Cinnabon Dessert Biscuits

The chain introduced the “KFC Chickendales,” with personalized Mother’s Day videos featuring the dancers.

The company is working with AARP to target employees as it seeks to hire 250,000 for the summer.

Karen Garcia takes on the role of vice president of franchise relations as tensions with operators appear to ease.

The company also said that industry veteran George Condos has joined its board of directors.

The company expects to source 726 million cage-free eggs in the U.S. this year.

Guillermo Perales’ attorney said the brand’s termination of 37 Texas restaurants was improper and that the company is trying to get the operator to sell.

Taco Bell, Burger King, Carl's Jr., White Castle and others are offering more vegetarian items, but vegetarians aren’t necessarily the target.

The franchisee association reiterated its call for a new CEO and said the company’s creation of a new advisory council was a “gut punch.”

The sandwich giant has introduced a Green Goddess Tuna Melt, developed with the food media brand, at some U.S. locations.