Thursday October 23, 2014
Ten outlets of the symbolic American eatery are now closed, McDonald's said on Wednesday, months after the country's consumer watchdog began inspections at almost half of the burger giant's 451 restaurants nationwide.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 23, 2014
Russian authorities seem to have scented blood as they show no sign of halting a clampdown on US chain McDonald's, launched after the West slapped sanctions on Moscow over its meddling in Ukraine.
Reuters | Wednesday October 22, 2014
McDonald's Corp Chief Executive Officer Don Thompson owned up to some corporate image problems on Tuesday after it posted a nearly one-third drop in quarterly profit and warned that its global restaurant sales would fall again this month. Stock in the fast-food chain, which Thompson conceded is some...
NDTV Cooks | Saturday October 18, 2014
Fast food giant McDonald's has been in the news lately for all the wrong reasons. A few days ago, it was put on the mat for using pink slime, worm meat and other dodgy ingredients. Now this! Ron Morais, a Canadian from Fredericton, New Brunswick took the usual route to work, picked up his every day ...
Associated Press | Thursday October 16, 2014
The world's biggest hamburger chain is confronting unappetizing questions as part of a United States campaign to beat back perceptions that it serves Frankenfood. The company has run similar campaigns in Canada and Australia and said it's bringing the effort to its flagship market.The push comes as ...
World | Associated Press | Tuesday October 14, 2014
McDonald's wants to explain why its burgers may not rot and that there are no worms in its beef.
Thursday October 9, 2014
McCafe, which was introduced in India in October 2013, is opened within a McDonald's outlet. At present, Hardcastle operates 192 McDonald's outlets.
NDTV Cooks | Thursday September 11, 2014
McDonald's is in need of a secret weapon that will help boost sales and bring back lost customers. Their sales report for August works as a wake up call and reflects just how bad the situation really is. They've reported a 2.8% drop in sales the U.S. same-store sales in August, 0.7% in Europe and an...
Associated Press | Wednesday September 10, 2014
McDonald's said that key global sales figure fell 3.7 percent in August due to the food-safety scandal in China.Earlier this month, McDonald's Corp. said that it will monitor its suppliers in China more closely after a food-safety scandal in the country hurt its sales and reputation. The announcemen...
Associated Press | Wednesday September 3, 2014
McDonald's said it will monitor its suppliers in China more closely after a food-safety scandal in the country hurt the hamburger chain's sales and reputation.The company said Tuesday it plans to increase audits and video monitoring at its suppliers and send more employees to meat production facilit...
Wednesday September 3, 2014
The fast food company will increase audits and video monitoring at its food suppliers. It will also send more employees to meat production facilities to make sure its food is prepared safely.
Friday August 29, 2014
The world's third largest burger chain is coming to India through a tie-up with Sierra Nevada Restaurants Private Limited.
Wednesday August 27, 2014
The estranged Indian partner of McDonald's, Vikram Bakshi today asked the US food major to return all the prime properties leased to it for running restaurants.
World | Reuters | Tuesday August 26, 2014
Russia's food safety watchdog has ordered the temporary closure of one of McDonald's restaurants in Yekaterinburg in the Urals region, the fifth such closure in recent weeks, the fast food chain said on Tuesday.
World | Reuters | Sunday August 24, 2014
Russian authorities are not planning to close the McDonald's chain in the country, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich was quoted saying on Saturday, after inspectors visited a number of restaurants run by the fast-food company.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 21, 2014
Five people accused by Chinese authorities of being members of a religious cult went on trial Thursday for beating a woman to death at a McDonald's restaurant, the court said.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday August 19, 2014
At a dinner McDonald's hosted for reporters and bloggers, waiters served cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs using ingredients from the chain's menu.
Associated Press | Tuesday August 19, 2014
At a dinner McDonald's hosted for reporters and bloggers, waiters served cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs using ingredients from the chain's menu.A Kung Pao chicken appetizer was made with Chicken McNuggets doused in sweet and sour sauce and garnished with parsley. Slow-cooked beef was served wit...
Tuesday August 5, 2014
An undercover local Chinese TV report on July 20 showed workers at Shanghai Husi Food Co Ltd using expired meat and doctoring food production dates. Regulators immediately closed the factory, which is part of OSI Group LLC, a US food supplier and imp...
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 5, 2014
McDonald's said on Monday that a recent scandal over expired meat from a Chinese food supplier has had a "significant negative impact" on sales in China, Japan and some other markets.