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Posts tagged mcdonalds

October 7, 2016


cooking at home

Lower Food Prices Keep People Cooking At Home

Low prices at grocery stores have created the largest gap between restaurant and grocery prices in the last decade.

September 29, 2016


Rain falls on a McDonald's restaurant.

LA Teachers Join Call To End ‘McTeacher Nights’

A teacher’s union in Los Angeles has added to the list of educators who want to stop school fundraisers at McDonalds.

August 5, 2016


chicken mcnuggets

McDonald’s Serves Chicken Raised Without Antibiotics, Mostly

The fast-food chain's suppliers are still allowed to use certain types of antibiotics that aren't used to treat people.

February 4, 2016


KFC and McDonald's signs are displayed over a road in Xiamen, China.

U.S. Company Disputes China Court Ruling On Meat Scandal

A U.S. food company has rejected the decision of a Chinese court saying the company broke food safety laws.

November 18, 2015


hens in a cage

Housing Hens Ruffles Some Feathers In The Egg Industry

There's more to housing hens than square inches. Some egg farmers argue the cage-free barns are less humane than traditional hen housing.

September 17, 2015



Grades Are In For Restaurants Regarding Antibiotics In Meat

A new report looks at restaurants' policies regarding antibiotic use in meat products. Of the 25 largest fast food chains, only five received passing grades.

September 10, 2015


cage-free chickens

Latest Scramble In Egg Industry: McDonald’s Goes Cage-Free

McDonald's USA announced that in the near future, it will no longer buy eggs from chickens that live in cages.

May 5, 2015


McDonald's Taiwan

McDonald’s To Change Financial Structure Globally

McDonald's annouced it will restructure its global business to create a "modern, progressive burger company," according to CEO Steve Easterbrook.

March 11, 2015



SXSW SouthBites Is Back With Slow And Fast Food

McDonald's involvement in this year's SXSW SouthBites Interactive conference is turning heads.

March 6, 2015


cloudy sky with mcdonalds sign

McDonalds To Ditch Human Antibiotics In Chicken

The country's largest consumer of chicken says it plans to phase out “antibiotics that are important to human medicine” used in its poultry products.

January 29, 2015


McDonald's sign

McDonald’s CEO Steps Down

Don Thompson is officially retiring, but many speculate pressure from investors helped make the decision.

January 25, 2015


french fries

Potatoes + 18 Additives = McDonald’s Fries

The fast-food giant released a video detailing how their fries are made. It's part of the "Our food. Your questions" campaign.

December 30, 2014



January 2015: A Preview Of Upcoming Food News

2015 is kicking off with big news globally for food.

December 9, 2014


big mac

McDonald’s Posts Sales Decline For 13th Consecutive Month

Americans are increasingly turning away from the Big Mac and to higher quality, "fast casual" options.

November 19, 2014


mcdonalds fries

Is McDonald’s Just Saying No To GMO Potatoes?

McDonald's released a statement saying the company does not source genetically modified potatoes.

October 20, 2014


TV's Grant Imahara inspecting beef

Will McDonald’s New Media Blitz Reset Its Image?

McDonald’s has launched an aggressive advertising campaign to counter unflattering claims about its food. Will myth-busting restore trust in consumers?

October 7, 2014



McDonald’s Japan To Post First Loss Ever After Food Scare

McDonald's Japan is still reeling from a food safety scandal that erupted when a video surfaced showing suppliers mishandling meat products.

September 4, 2014


Fast food workers striking in New York

Fast-Food Strikers Ready To Risk Arrest

Fast-food workers are staging another round of strikes, this time with plans for widespread civil disobedience to increase pressure for higher wages.

July 22, 2014


Factory workers put chicken meat on an assembly line for processing.

Another Scandal Hits Fast Food Chains In China, Japan

A news report shows McDonald's and Yum! Brands' meat supplier processing expired meat and food that fell on the factory floor.

November 7, 2013

Know Your Food 


All Chain Restaurant Menus Will Include Calories

A new provision in the health care law mandates chain restaurants to post the calories in each menu item.

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