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13

Sep

Man eats 12,000 Big Macs — and is still aliveDennis Rosenlof has been eating 10 Big Macs a week for 30 years. The nutritional intake for two Big Macs and fries rings in at 96 grams of total fat, 26 grams of saturated fat, and 2470 milligrams of sodium; all of which greatly exceed the American Heart Association’s guidelines.

Man eats 12,000 Big Macs — and is still alive
Dennis Rosenlof has been eating 10 Big Macs a week for 30 years. The nutritional intake for two Big Macs and fries rings in at 96 grams of total fat, 26 grams of saturated fat, and 2470 milligrams of sodium; all of which greatly exceed the American Heart Association’s guidelines.

20

Feb


 McLent? Fish hits fast food menus for holidays 



To cash in on the Catholic practice of Lent, fast foot chains are getting creative with seafood offerings.
McLent? Fish hits fast food menus for holidays
To cash in on the Catholic practice of Lent, fast foot chains are getting creative with seafood offerings.

09

Feb


 Can McDonald’s keep its fish supply sustainable?  



McDonald’s adopts the Marine Stewardship Council’s blue ecolabel for its Filet-O-Fish. Will the high demand for the sandwich create an overfishing problem?
McDonald’s adopts the Marine Stewardship Council’s blue ecolabel for its Filet-O-Fish. Will the high demand for the sandwich create an overfishing problem?

21

Mar

McDonald’s looks to replace foam cups with paperThirty percent of the restaurant’s shareholders indicated they wanted stronger environmental policies for McDonald’s beverage containers.

McDonald’s looks to replace foam cups with paper
Thirty percent of the restaurant’s shareholders indicated they wanted stronger environmental policies for McDonald’s beverage containers.

14

Feb

McDonald’s vows to stop pork suppliers confining sows in cratesThe company will phase out the use of gestation crates, the cramped stalls that millions of mother sows are confined to while they raise piglets.

McDonald’s vows to stop pork suppliers confining sows in crates
The company will phase out the use of gestation crates, the cramped stalls that millions of mother sows are confined to while they raise piglets.

13

Feb

8 creepy mystery ingredients in fast foodAmong all of the apocryphal tales of disgusting items found in fast food, some of the truths (crushed beetles? duck feathers?) may be more disturbing than the myths.

8 creepy mystery ingredients in fast food
Among all of the apocryphal tales of disgusting items found in fast food, some of the truths (crushed beetles? duck feathers?) may be more disturbing than the myths.

08

Feb

McDonald’s pulls offensive pit bull adThe fast food restaurant apologized to dog owners after a local ad offended pit bull owners and after a social media campaign against the ad spread quickly. Those who don’t think McDonald’s did enough are still voicing their opinions on Facebook.

McDonald’s pulls offensive pit bull ad
The fast food restaurant apologized to dog owners after a local ad offended pit bull owners and after a social media campaign against the ad spread quickly. Those who don’t think McDonald’s did enough are still voicing their opinions on Facebook.

01

Feb

McDonald’s gets rid of pink slime in beefThe fast food company denies pressure from food revolutionist Jamie Oliver had anything to do with their decision.

McDonald’s gets rid of pink slime in beef
The fast food company denies pressure from food revolutionist Jamie Oliver had anything to do with their decision.

01

Dec

McDonald’s toy sale skirts new Happy Meal restrictionsThe law, which goes into effect on December 1, requires that restaurant kids’ meals meet certain nutritional standards before they could be sold with free toys. McDonald’s would have had to reduce sugar, fat and salt in Happy Meals, while adding fruits and vegetables, to comply with the law. Instead, San Francisco McDonald’s restaurants plan to charge 10 cents to add a toy to the company’s popular Happy Meals for children.

McDonald’s toy sale skirts new Happy Meal restrictions
The law, which goes into effect on December 1, requires that restaurant kids’ meals meet certain nutritional standards before they could be sold with free toys. McDonald’s would have had to reduce sugar, fat and salt in Happy Meals, while adding fruits and vegetables, to comply with the law. Instead, San Francisco McDonald’s restaurants plan to charge 10 cents to add a toy to the company’s popular Happy Meals for children.

21

Nov

McDonald’s dumps egg supplier after safety, cruelty concernsThe FDA found filthy conditions at Sparboe Farms and an animal rights group exposed cruel treatment of the chickens.

McDonald’s dumps egg supplier after safety, cruelty concerns
The FDA found filthy conditions at Sparboe Farms and an animal rights group exposed cruel treatment of the chickens.