Participants In Fast-Food Diet Paid To Gain Weight And More News

The Daily Meal brings you the biggest news from the food world.

Fast-Food Diet Participants Told to Gain Weight: A new study at Washington University School of Medicine asks participants to eat an extra 1,000 calories per day to test the effects of fast food. [ABC News]

Chicago Food Trucks Avoid South Side: A list of 23 proposed food truck sites from Mayor Rahm Emanuel avoids Chicago's South Side, leaving some neighborhood residents unhappy. [Chicagoist]

Restaurant Sector Hiring: The restaurant and food industry is doing the most hiring in the leisure and hospiltality sector. [USA Today]

Shortage of Washington Apple Pickers: Despite the great harvest, many are concerned that there aren't enough pickers to gather the fruit. [NPR]

Beer Sales Up Again: Thanks to the craft beer boom, beer sales in the U.S. are rising. [Huffington Post]