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McDonald’s Happy Meal Toy Recall

November 13, 2014 by


McDonald’s is recalling a red whistle included with the Happy Meal Hello Kitty Birthday Lollipop Toy (#6) in the U.S. and Canada after recently discovering that components of the whistle can detach, posing a choking and aspiration hazard to young children. McDonald’s has received two reports of children who coughed out pieces of the whistle. McDonald’s […]

Fallen Arches: Can McDonald’s get its mojo back?

November 12, 2014 by


by Beth Kowitt, Fortune Perhaps no episode captures what’s ailing the world’s largest restaurant company better than the Mighty Wings Debacle of 2013. In September of last year, McDonald’s launched an ambitious program to sell deep-fried chicken wings across its 14,000 U.S. locations. The wings were a staple in Hong Kong, where the crisp cayenne-and-chili-pepper […]

Only McDonald’s Would Advertise That Its Food Rots

October 16, 2014 by


by Alexander C. Kaufman McDonald’s wants the world to know that yes, its food can rot. In its latest attempt to woo health-conscious customers to the Golden Arches, the company has embarked on a campaign to debunk common perceptions about the quality and nutritional value of its food. At the top of the list was […]

McDonald’s new nuggets are made of fish and tofu

July 30, 2014 by


If you’re wary of chicken and beef products after a major meat supply scandal in Asia, the McDonald’s in Japan could have an alternative for you — tofu and fish nuggets. On Wednesday, McDonald’s in Japan rolled out Tofu Shinjo McNuggets, a doppelganger of the Chicken McNugget made from a mishmash of minced white fish, […]

What exactly is in McDonald’s french fries?

July 22, 2014 by


What exactly is in McDonald’s french fries? Potatoes Mickey D’s uses varieties like the Russet Burbank, which have a nice oval shape and just the right balance of starch and sugar. Excess sugar can cause a fry to have brown spots where it’s over-caramelized, leaving a burnt taste and deviating from the uniform yellow-arches color. […]

Chain Restaurants Decrease Salt Slightly but Progress is Slow & Uneven, Report Finds

July 5, 2014 by


A review of 136 meals from 17 top restaurant chains finds that the companies have reduced sodium on average by six percent between 2009 and 2013, or just 1.5 percent per year. The nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest says that the progress has been slow and inconsistent. The biggest reductions in sodium […]

Woman Sues McDonald’s after ‘Foreign Object’ Allegedly Found in Food

May 26, 2014 by


by  Simon McCormack More like a break-mouth burrito. Susan Delph Of Dexter, Michigan filed a lawsuit last week claiming that a “foreign object” contained in her breakfast burrito caused her “constant pain, discomfort, disability, emotional distress, mental anguish and the inability to perform many activities which she was able to perform prior to the accident,” […]