Roundup: Unhealthiest Dishes, Food Delivery Secret, Cheap Caribbean Cruises + More

This is a list of news from around the web which I came across in the last few days. I found these articles interesting and somewhat related to the travel and deal content you regularly see here at Danny the Deal Guru. Sometimes just interesting and not related at all, but I hope you enjoy them just the same. If you come across any interesting articles, please send them my way.

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Unhealthiest dishes at chain restaurants

Sonic kicks off the list with its large Oreo Peanut Butter Master Shake. The 1,720-calorie bomb, with 48 grams of saturated fat and an estimated 62 grams of added sugar, was dubbed the “Disaster Shake” by CSPI. Read more here.

30% of food delivery drivers munch on your food in the car

The nausea-inducing findings came to the surface after foodservice distributor US Foods asked about 500 food delivery drivers and 1,500 customers who order through apps about their “habits and pain points.” Read more here.

$38 a night for a Caribbean cruise?

The cruise industry doesn’t like to talk about it, but the change in policy left lines with empty cabins — lots of empty cabins. More than 800,000 bookings were affected, according to Cruise Lines International Assn., an industry organization. Read more here.

Walgreens is closing 200 stores in the US

Walgreens said in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Tuesday that it would close 200 stores in the US after first announcing plans to shutter 200 stores in the UK on a call with investors in May. Read more here.

Mastercard Buys European Payments Company Nets

Mastercard is known for processing debit- and credit-card transactions, the company sees a big opportunity in other payment flows. In particular, Mastercard has increasingly been trying to capture payment volume that occurs between bank accounts, as business-to-business payments and other transaction types have historically avoided the card rails. Read more here.

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