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McDonald's Axes Smoothie Event

2010-07-16 McCafé Real Fruit Smoothie sampling event that was to be held July 22-24 is now canceled.

New Promotion Boosts McDonald's Nutrition Status

2010-07-14 Karen Wells, who was previously vice president of U.S. Strategy and Menu, will now be vice president of U.S. Nutrition and Menu Strategy.

Frymaster Nabs McDonald's Award

2010-07-13 Manitowoc Foodservice company recognized with McDonald’s Significant Contributor Award.

Some Winners, Some Losers in Satisfaction Survey


Nine of 10 brands studied by American Customer Satisfaction Index show an increase in satisfaction between 2009 and 2010. ...

Nonprofit to McDonald's: No More Toys—Or Else

2010-06-28 The Center for Science in the Public Interest threatens to sue McDonald's if the company continues to offer toys with Happy Meals.

McDonald's Honors Henny Penny

2010-06-16 McDonald's named Henny Penny Corporation its global equipment supplier of the year.

McDonald's Recall an 'Abundance of Caution'

2010-06-04 Company recalls 12 million Shrek glasses after they were found to contain slightly more of the metal cadmium than is safe for human consumption.

An Inside Job

2010-05-28 The Humane Society of the United States is buying stock in several quick-service companies in an attempt to sway supplier decisions in its favor.

QSR Pulls Out All the Stops at NRA

2010-05-22 Have you stopped by booth 4861 to win a free iPod or iPad and grab your own copy of QSR's May issue?...

Ronald McDonald Isn't Going Anywhere, Skinner Says

2010-05-21 Though some advocacy groups want to see the McDonald's mascot retired forever due to beliefs that he encourages unhealthy eating habits, McDonald's CEO Jim Skinner says that won't happen.