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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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dreamstime
October 21, 2018 - 5:18 pm
(CBS) -- Twenty-two of the top 25 U.S. burger chains – including McDonald's, Burger King, White Castle and Five Guys – received a failing grade in a review assessing their practices and policies on antibiotics use in their beef products. Only two chains were given an "A" rating. The scores were...
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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.
Yu Chun Christopher Wong/S3Studio/Getty Images via CNN
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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McDonald's gives pranksters $50,000
Jevh Maravilla/Twitter via CNN
September 21, 2018 - 6:29 pm
By Andrea Diaz, CNN (CNN) -- They just wanted fries and to see some diversity on the posters at McDonald's, but their prank made them $50,000 richer. Jevh Maravilla, the college student who faked an promotional poster and hung it up at the fast-food restaurant in Pearland, Texas, along with his...
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Philadelphia police are tracking down a "serial robber" who has committed at least 10 commercial robberies at knifepoint over the last few weeks.
Philadelphia Police Department
Steve Tawa
August 08, 2018 - 3:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are tracking down a "serial robber" who has committed at least 10 commercial robberies at knifepoint over the last few weeks. Lt. Dennis Rosenbaum of the Special Investigations Unit said the man goes behind counters wielding a kitchen knife and...
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"McRefugees" sleep in Hong Kong McDonald's
Suraj Katra/CNN iReport
August 06, 2018 - 2:20 pm
By Jessie Yeung (CNN) - - In just five years there's been a sixfold increase in so-called McRefugees in Hong Kong -- residents who spend their nights sleeping in 24-hour McDonald's outlets across the city, a survey has found. The study, conducted by the non-profit Junior Chamber International (JCI...
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This Dec. 29, 2009 file photo shows a Big Mac hamburger at a McDonald's restaurant in North Huntingdon, Pa. The fast food restaurant is celebrating the sandwich's 50th anniversary in 2018.
AP Photo/Keith Srakocic
July 30, 2018 - 7:15 am
By Candice Choi, AP Food Industry Writer NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's is fighting to hold onto customers as the Big Mac turns 50, but it's not messing with the makings of its most famous burger. The company is celebrating the 1968 national launch of the double-decker sandwich whose ingredients of "...
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Dreamstime
July 22, 2018 - 9:29 am
Plus Ultra By Parija Kavilanz (CNN Money) — People are turning against plastic straws. Christina Ramirez wants them to think about another piece of plastic they use every day — the toothbrush. The movement to ban plastic straws is being backed by big businesses like Starbucks and McDonald's. "I've...
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