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Yeast sales have spiked in the last week as more people turn to baking bread at home.

The Drive-Thru: Employees at Hobby Lobby, office supply stores, and fast-food chains speak out about working during the coronavirus outbreak

The coronavirus pandemic continues to impact retail and fast food. Read about it in this week's edition of The Drive-Thru.
A McDonald's worker hands over a meal via drive-thru.

McDonald’s is rolling out wellness checks to more than 800,000 workers and plans to start taking their temperatures amid the coronavirus outbrea...

McDonald's is rolling out wellness checks for workers, which will require employees to answer a series of questions and take their temperatures.

McDonald’s is working to secure masks for some workers following employee protests over anti-mask policies

McDonald's has begun working to secure masks for some employees amid the coronavirus pandemic, following workers' protests.
Show up at any participating Taco Bell drive-thru for free Doritos Locos Tacos.

Taco Bell is giving away free Doritos Locos Tacos at its drive-thrus, and you don’t even have to make a purchase to get them

To get a free Doritos Locos taco on March 31, go to any Taco Bell restaurant's drive-thru. No purchase is necessary.
A worker sweeps the floor after closing time at McSorley's Old Ale House, NYC's oldest Irish saloon, on March 16, 2020.

3 million out of work, $25 billion lost: 8 figures reveal how the coronavirus pandemic is devastating restaurants across America

Roughly 110,000 restaurants are expected to close permanently in the next month, with more than 30,000 already shuttered.
Restaurant Brands International is rolling out new worker benefits and safety policies amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Burger King and Popeyes will take workers’ temperatures and offer bonuses amid coronavirus outbreak

Burger King and Popeyes will begin using thermometers to take employees' temperatures and make sure they are healthy when they arrive at work.
A worker looks out of a nearly empty restaurant in New Rochelle, New York. Many restaurants have less than three weeks of cash buffer days.

RESTAURANT APOCALYPSE: More than 110,000 restaurants expect to close up forever in the coming weeks, with millions out of work and the industry’...

The restaurant industry lost roughly $25 billion in sales and more than three million jobs as the coronavirus pandemic swept the US.
Some pizza chains let you customize your pie.

9 of the best fast-food pizza chains across the US

From global chains like Pizza Hut to lesser-known hits like Blaze and Marco's, here are some of the best places to grab a quick slice of pizza.

Leaked documents reveal McDonald’s response to insiders’ worries about a ‘black-eye’ for its reputation over sick leave amid t...

McDonald's has come under fire for its approach to sick leave amid the coronavirus outbreak, prompting worries about a "black-eye in the media."
McDonald's employees have been authorized to work during the COVID-19 crisis. (Author not pictured.)

I work at McDonald’s and have a compromised immune system. The treatment of workers during the coronavirus pandemic makes my blood boil.

"If more customers did the right thing and remained at home, these big corporations would do the right thing and shut down until the pandemic passes."