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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
McRib sandwich returns to McDonald’s for second year in a row
The popular sandwich is returning to restaurants this fall to the delight of fans and dismay of dietitians. The McRib has 500 calories, 26 grams of fat and 980 milligrams of sodium.