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The Daily Dish: June 24, 2016

Dishing out the latest and greatest in food news
The Daily Dish - June 24, 2016

Brian Sheehan dishes on what's hot and trending in the world of all things food and drink for Friday, June 24, 2016.

Today's first course?
 
Quick-service and bang-for-your-buck deals are no longer the name of the game in the fast food industry. Instead, companies have recently begun a shift toward more natural food options in an effort to court health-conscious millennials. Wednesday brought the latest natural fast food line: Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. stores will start serving “natural” chicken breasts in their sandwiches. The chicken will not have additives or artificial preservatives, and will join their line of natural turkey burgers and natural beef patties. Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. are not the only ones going au natural. To see what other fast food chain is jumping on the bandwagon, click on this story in the News in Brief section.
 
Godiva has released several new ice-cold drinks and treats this summer. Each of the new summer drinks and treats are released for the continued celebration of Godiva’s 90thanniversary this year. Godiva is also bringing back its soft serve ice cream for the summer, available in Raspberry and Rose flavors.
 
A Houston woman plans to sue Starbucks after she burned herself with her coffee. The lawsuit says that Katherine Mize purchased coffee for herself and coworkers at a local Starbucks. When she pulled up to the drive-thru to receive her 20 oz. cup, she claims that the barista — who was in the first week of her employment — squeezed the cup as she handed it to her. The lid was then dislodged and scalding coffee spilled onto Mize. She plans to sue both the barista and Starbucks for a plethora of failures, for which she seeks between $200,000 and $1 million to cover past and future damages.
 
That’s today’s Daily Dish, thanks for watching. Stop by Monday for another helping.
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