McDonald’s Is Phasing Out Hi-C Orange and People Are Pissed

April 28, 2017

Plus, all the food news to know today

• Hi-C Orange Lavaburst, the beverage that calls to mind elementary-school-era juice boxes, inexplicably still has a huge cult following — and those rabid drinkers are pissed that McDonald’s will soon discontinue the drink, dropping it from its soda fountains. The fast-food chain announced yesterday that it’ll replace the delightfully-orangey-liquid-sugar drink with a new option called “Sprite TropicBerry.” People are predictably angry on Twitter.

• The Fight for $15 movement, which sees many hospitality workers advocating for a $15 per hour minimum wage, will get a boost from 23 Democratic Senators in