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The Junk Food King Cull: Hardees RIP

by | 25th, June 2008

murder-burger.jpg AMERICA’S fast-food founders are dropping like flies in an French abattoir.

Now Wilbur Hardee, founder of the Hardees’s chain, is the eighth king of processed foodstuffs to go to go this year.

The list of the dead:

Carl Carcher
founder of Carl’s Jr. (January 11);
Lovie Yancie
founder of Fatburger (January 23);
Al Copeland
founder of Popeye’s Famous Fried Chicken (March 23);
Herb Peterson
inventor of the Egg McMuffin (March 25);
Irvine “Irv” Robbins
co-founder of Baskin-Robbins (May 5);
J.R. Simplot
king of the frozen french fries (May 25);
Neil Baker
Baker’s Drive-Thru

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