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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.

HSUS to McDonald's: Use Cage-Free Eggs

2010-05-20 At today's annual McDonald's meeting, Humane Society will present resolution asking the chain to commit to using 5 percent cage-free eggs in the U.S.

McDonald's Honored for Work with Immigrants

2010-05-18 The Migration Policy Institute honored McDonald’s English Under the Arches program as an exceptional immigrant integration initiative.

Maybe an Ogre Can Get Kids to Eat Healthy

2010-05-13 McDonald's hopes so, as it plans a promotion surrounding Shrek Forever After that will encourage kids to eat fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy, and fruit juices with their Happy Meal.

Bernstein-Rein Wins Big Time Webby Award

2010-05-11 Independent marketing and communications firm Bernstein-Rein won the Webby People's Voice Award for Best Integrated Media Plan for its McDonald's Honor Angus campaign.

McDonald's Finds its Voice in Singing Competition

2010-04-23 Three finalists from around the globe competed on Thursday for the top prize in the Voice of McDonald’s singing competition.

McDonald's Gospel Tour to Kick Off in May

2010-04-23 The fourth year of the tour will feature new headliners and cities.