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Girl Who Scolded McDonald’s CEO Not Impressed With His Response

Girl Who Scolded McDonald’s CEO Not Impressed With His Response

PRNewsFoto/Connecticut and Western Massachusetts McDonald’s Owner/Operator Association(OAK BROOK, Ill.) — Hannah Robertson, the 9-year-old girl who grilled Don Thompson, the CEO of McDonald’s Corp., at a shareholder meeting for marketing fast food to …

Burger King Challenges McDonald’s McRib

Burger King Challenges McDonald’s McRib

Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Burger King has thrown down the gauntlet in the fast-food wars, announcing a competitor to the McRib sandwich beloved by McDonald’s customers.The 59-year-old Burger King chain’s 2013 summer men…

McDonald’s French Fry Bucket Makes Eating and Driving Easier

McDonald’s French Fry Bucket Makes Eating and Driving Easier

Photo Credit: McDonald’s(NEW YORK) — Eating on the go has never been easier.  Instead of having a friend in the passenger’s seat precariously pass individual fries while the driver inhales the entire container, a nifty little invention now …

Foreign Student Says He Paid $3,000 for McDonald’s Work Study

Foreign Student Says He Paid $3,000 for McDonald’s Work Study

Tim Boyle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A student from Argentina said he was “exploited” by a work-study program at a McDonald’s franchise in Pennsylvania.Jorge Rios, 27, came to the United States in December 2012.  As part of a J-1 …

Burger King Twitter Account Hacked to Look Like McDonald’s

Burger King Twitter Account Hacked to Look Like McDonald’s

SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — You could call it the Big Mac of Twitter hacks. Burger King’s Twitter (@burgerking) account was hacked today. The account, which had more than 89,000 followers and was verified by Twitter, was made to look…

McDonald’s Installing Spray-Dousing Security Systems

McDonald’s Installing Spray-Dousing Security Systems

Tim Boyle/Getty Images(SYDNEY) — Thieves Down Under might get a little something extra the next time they rob a McDonald’s.In an effort to crack down on robberies at McDonald’s in Sydney, the company has hired SelectaDNA, a British securit…

McDonald’s Canada Reveals How They Make Famous Fries

McDonald’s Canada Reveals How They Make Famous Fries

Tim Boyle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — McDonald’s Canada is at it again, demystifying its French fry recipe “from the farm all the way to the fryer.”In its new behind-the-scenes video, Scott Gibson, manager of the company’s supply …

McDonald’s Canada Reveals How They Make Famous Fries

McDonald’s Canada Reveals How They Make Famous Fries

Tim Boyle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — McDonald’s Canada is at it again, demystifying its French fry recipe “from the farm all the way to the fryer.”In its new behind-the-scenes video, Scott Gibson, manager of the company’s supply …

Which Fast Food Joint Is Fastest?

Which Fast Food Joint Is Fastest?

Mario Tama/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Which fast-food joint is the fastest of them all? Wendy’s takes the crown with an average 129.75 seconds, according to Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) Magazine’s annual Drive-Thru Performance Study of six national fa…

McDonald’s McRib Back for Christmas

McDonald’s McRib Back for Christmas

PRNewsFoto/McDonald’s(CHICAGO) — Fans of the popular McDonald’s McRib can stock up on their favorite seasonal sandwich in time for Christmas. 
According to a memo obtained by Advertising Age, McDonald’s plans to bring back the McRib s…

McDonald’s Will Start Showing Calorie Content Next Week

McDonald’s Will Start Showing Calorie Content Next Week

Tim Boyle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Next week, McDonald’s will become the largest fast-food chain in America to start displaying the calorie contents of its food items.The company may be doing consumers’ diet a favor, but there’s another motive: the re…

Vegetarian-Only McDonald’s Opening in India

Vegetarian-Only McDonald’s Opening in India

Tim Boyle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — McDonald’s is planning to open a vegetarian-only restaurant in India, the first ever in the fast food chain’s history.Since Hindus eschew beef and Muslims are non-pork eaters, McDonald’s will debut its premiere no-me…

McDonald’s Mangles Attempt to Reach Ethnic Community in Minnesota

McDonald’s Mangles Attempt to Reach Ethnic Community in Minnesota

Keller Grayson Communications(ST. PAUL, Minnesota) — McDonald’s likes to boast that “Nothing can do it like McDonald’s,” but that sentiment apparently failed to get through to the fast-food giant’s ad agency, which report…

McDonald’s Suspends Purchases from Meat Plant Shut by USDA

McDonald’s Suspends Purchases from Meat Plant Shut by USDA

Tim Boyle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — McDonald’s Wednesday became the second major U.S. fast food chain to stop buying beef from a California meat supplier after federal inspectors temporarily shut down the plant, citing evidence of “egregious, inhumane …

Mitt’s McDonald’s Mystery Solved

Mitt’s McDonald’s Mystery Solved

Tim Boyle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — To borrow from Lewis Carroll’s Alice, Mitt Romney just gets curiouser and curiouser by the minute. But one thing’s for sure. McDonald’s did in fact grant George Romney, Mitt’s dad, a lifetime “Be Our Guest” card. In …

McDonald’s Announces Menu for Olympic Park

McDonald’s Announces Menu for Olympic Park

Oli Scarff/Getty Images(LONDON) — Four McDonald’s restaurants will takeover Olympic Park at this year’s events in London.Traditional McDonald’s items — the Big Mac, Quarter Pounder, Filet-O-Fish and Chicken McNuggets — comprise the…

Ronald McDonald: Healthy Food Adviser?

Ronald McDonald: Healthy Food Adviser?

Courtesy Principal David Hahn, Union Terrace Elementary School(ALLENTOWN, Pa.) — Ronald McDonald: wellness instructor? The hamburger pitchman recently showed up at the Union Terrace Elementary School in Allentown, Pa., to teach kids about the benefits…

Should McDonald’s Be Sold in Hospitals?

Should McDonald’s Be Sold in Hospitals?

Tim Boyle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In the 2004 documentary Supersize Me, filmmaker Morgan Spurlock dined at McDonald’s three times daily for 30 days, an experiment that caused an increase in his body mass and cholesterol, mood swings and fat accumulat…

McDonald’s Can Keep Happy Meal Toys, Court Rules

McDonald’s Can Keep Happy Meal Toys, Court Rules

PRNewsFoto/McDonald’s USA, LLC, Bill Parrish Photography(LOS ANGELES) — Good news for California kids who like to play with their food.  A class-action lawsuit seeking to ban toys in Happy Meals in most parts of California was thrown out on Thurs…

Wendy’s Trumps Burger King as Number Two Burger Chain

Wendy’s Trumps Burger King as Number Two Burger Chain

Mario Tama/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In what could be billed as a fast-food shocker, the food industry research firm Technomic reported Monday that Burger King has lost its number two ranking of the nation’s top hamburger chains to Wendy’s.McDonald’s s…

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