McDonald's

Ford McDonalds Coffee Chaff
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CNN
December 04, 2019 - 9:35 am
Ford has tapped McDonald's to help it turn coffee parts into car parts. Starting this year, Ford is incorporating coffee chaff — coffee bean skin that comes off during the roasting process — into the plastic headlamp housing used in some cars. It's asked McDonald's, which doesn't roast its own...
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A sign is displayed outside a McDonald's restaurant in Pittsburgh.
Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo, File
AP News
November 12, 2019 - 10:35 am
McDonald's got tough on its former CEO, who was fired last week for having a consensual relationship with an employee. Now, some workers say, the company needs to get tougher on sexual harassment in its restaurants.
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McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook
Richard Drew/AP, file
AP News
November 04, 2019 - 11:40 am
McDonald's chief executive officer has been pushed out of the company after violating company policy by engaging in a consensual relationship with an employee. Read more here.
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Happy Meal Toys
From McDonalds
CNN
November 01, 2019 - 1:09 pm
McDonald's Happy Meal might be for kids, but officially it's over the hill. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the company's first Happy Meal, the kids meal that helped McDonald's achieve fast food supremacy. Today, roughly one in every four orders at McDonald's includes a Happy Meal,...
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A sign outside a McDonald's restaurant in Pittsburgh is shown.
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AP News
September 26, 2019 - 10:34 am
By Michelle Chapman, AP Business Writer McDonald's is finally taking a nibble of the plant-based burger. In a very limited test in Canada, McDonald's said Thursday that it's introducing the PLT, or the plant, lettuce and tomato burger. It will be available for 12 weeks in 28 restaurants in...
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This Jan. 11, 2019, file photo shows the Impossible Burger, a plant-based burger containing wheat protein, coconut oil and potato protein among it's ingredients in Bellevue, Neb.
Nati Harnik/AP Photo, File
July 31, 2019 - 8:08 am
By Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Business Writer After months of shortages, Impossible Foods is partnering with a veteran food production company to ramp up supplies of its popular plant-based burgers. The Redwood City, Calif.-based startup is partnering with OSI Group, an original supplier to McDonald's and...
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Guiness multipack use
Diageo
April 15, 2019 - 1:18 pm
By Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN Business (CNN) — Guinness is ditching plastic ring containers and shrink wrap in its beer multipacks. The parent company of the Irish brand, Diageo, announced Monday that it will replace plastic with 100% recyclable and biodegradable cardboard. The change also applies to...
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A man attacked a McDonald's employee over a straw
Courtesy of Brenda Biandudi
January 03, 2019 - 10:24 am
By Christina Zdanowicz, CNN (CNN) -- A new plastic straw law had unexpected consequences when a man lashed out at a worker at a fast food chain. The Florida man had just received his order at a McDonald's in St. Petersburg on Monday evening. He became upset when there weren't any plastic straws out...
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Starbucks
Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports
Rachel Kurland
November 30, 2018 - 1:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Plastic straws aren't the only things being banned from Starbucks stores. The coffee giant says it will install a way to block customers from watching porn on its public Wi-Fi network next year across the U.S. While watching pornography is banned at Starbucks stores,...
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McDonald's is on a mission to eliminate artificial ingredients from its menu. Even the Big Mac Special Sauce is getting a makeover.
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September 28, 2018 - 10:40 am
By Jordan Valinsky (CNN Money) -- McDonald's is on a mission to eliminate artificial ingredients from its menu. Even the Big Mac Special Sauce is getting a makeover. The fast-food company, which hopes to attract more health-conscious consumers to its drive-thrus and counters, announced changes to...
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