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HSUS Again Calls on McDonald's to Go Cage Free

2010-12-08 Following food safety concerns recently highlighted by the largest egg recall in U.S.

McDonald’s Jumps on the Oatmeal Bandwagon


McDonald’s Corp. said it plans to roll out an oatmeal item to its more than 14,000 restaurants on Jan. 3.

Fruit & Maple Oatmeal, which has been in test since earlier this year, will be available all day long, with or without brown sugar, for $1.99. The item contains 290 calories with sugar and 260 calories without it.


Of All the Fries, Customers Choose McDonald’s

2010-12-03 Whether you call them French fries, chips, or frites, whether they come thick-cut, crinkled, straight, or curly, fries are a staple of the American di...

McDonald’s and EDF Celebrate 20 Years of Sustainability

2010-11-19 Twenty years ago this month, McDonald’s Corp.and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) embarked on a groundbreaking collaboration to change the way environ...

McDonald's Wants You to Hunt for New McCafé Entry

2010-11-15 This week, McDonald’s USA is introducing the newest addition to the core McCafé beverage line Caramel Mocha—a blend of caramel, mocha, and espresso to...

McDonald’s Elects New President of Europe Division

2010-11-05 The McDonald's Corporation Board of Directors today elected Steve Easterbrook, currently McDonald's Executive Vice President and Global Chief Brand Of...

McDonald's European Exec to Leave Post


McDonald's Corporation announced that Denis Hennequin will resign as president of McDonald's Europe to become CEO of the Accor Hotel Group. He leaves his McDonald's position effective November 30.

As president of McDonald's Europe, Hennequin was responsible for more than 6,800 McDonald's restaurants in 39 European countries, which generated $9.3 billion in revenues for McDonald's in 2009.


Act Fast: McRib Available Until November 22

2010-11-02 For the first time since 1994, McDonald's McRib sandwich is available in all participating McDonald's restaurants nationwide until November 22.

From One Food Giant to Another: 'Thanks'


McDonald's honors Tyson Foods Inc. as its 2010 Supplier of the Year at the recent U.S. Supplier Summit, an annual gathering of key U.S. McDonald's suppliers and distributors. ...

McDonald's Signature Arches Go Green

2010-10-15 A rebuilt location in California becomes the fourth McDonald's in the nation to promote energy efficiency. ...