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Child Advocacy Organization Calls for Boycott of McDonald's

2006-05-02 The National Foundation to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse (NFPCSA) is calling for a nationwide boycott of McDonald's restaurants in light of the revelation last night by Nashville station WTVF that numerous McDonald's restaurants across the country have hired convicted sex offenders despite the fact that these offenses could have easily been uncovered through background checks.

McDonald's USA Honoring Those Who Serve

2006-05-01 McDonald's is recognizing those who serve our country and communities through the National Salute to America's Heroes.

McDonald's Melts Away Spring Chill

2006-04-10 Marking the one-year anniversary of Premium Roast coffee in Michigan, McDonald's is introducing Cinnamon Melts to its menu today.

McDonald's Goes Mobile with

2006-04-07 McDonald's Tulsa area restaurants are going mobile with a new, interactive cell phone and internet-based promotion making its debut in the Midwest.

McDonald's Announces Casting Call

2006-04-03 McDonald's has announced its inaugural "Global Casting Call" to find a few new faces for its packaging.

McDonald's to Begin Rollout of Packaging with Nutrition Information at Olympics

2006-02-07 McDonald's Corporation today launched the official global rollout of nutrition information on its product packaging in restaurants in the 2006 Olympic Winter Games host city, Torino.

American Express Announces McDonald's to Accept ExpressPay for Contactless Payments

2006-01-19 American Express today announced McDonald's USA as the latest national merchant partner to accept ExpressPay from American Express. Cardholders can use ExpressPay at more than 12,000 McDonald's restaurants nationwide.

First McDonald's Drive-Thru Opens in China

2005-12-12 McDonald's China Sunday announced the official grand opening of its first drive-thru restaurant in China.

McDonald's Reports November Comparable Sales Up

2005-12-08 McDonald's Corporation announced today that comparable sales for McDonald's restaurants worldwide increased 4.0 percent in November. Systemwide sales for McDonald's restaurants rose 1.7 percent for the month, or 5.0 percent in constant currencies.

Webcast Details Shareholder Proposal for Restructuring McDonald's

2005-11-15 A McDonald’s shareholder today presented its proposal for the restructuring of the company via web cast to media, analysts, and the public.