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McDonald's Announces Global Moms Panel

2006-05-09 McDonald’s has named a team of moms from around the world to serve on its first Global Moms Panel. Representing diverse backgrounds and perspectives, the women will provide input and guidance on a broad range of topics to help the company better serve the needs of moms and families both inside and outside its restaurants worldwide.

McDonald's Says Los Angeles Times Story Misleading

2006-05-08 McDonald's asserts that today's Los Angeles Times story about the dissolution of the McDonald's / Disney alliance is "based on Hollywood heresay from unnamed sources, and the entire premise is a misrepresentation of the truth."...

Ronald McDonald Stars in New DVD Series

2006-05-03 Produced in association with DIC Entertainment, the worldwide licensor for the McKids brand, The McKids Adventures DVD specials are part of McDonald's active lifestyle campaign which promotes physical activity.

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.