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Russia: McDonald’s food has ‘too many calories’
Associated Press ^ | Jul 25, 2014 5:26 PM EDT

Posted on 07/25/2014 4:43:58 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Nearly a quarter-century after McDonald’s startled and delighted Soviets with their first taste of American fast-food culture, the company’s now facing a suit that could ban it from selling some of its signature products.

The Russian consumer protection agency said Friday it is taking the company to court for selling foods that contain more fats and carbohydrates than are allowed by national regulations.

McDonald’s did not immediately reply to a request for comment.

The suit comes amid especially high tensions between Moscow and Washington over the Ukraine crisis; the United States has slapped an array of sanctions on Russia over its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine for allegedly supporting separatist rebels who are fighting in eastern Ukraine. …

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Food
KEYWORDS: fatnazis; mcdonalds; russia; toomanycalories

1 posted on 07/25/2014 4:43:58 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Gee ya think?


2 posted on 07/25/2014 4:44:32 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: Olog-hai

Tit for tat.


3 posted on 07/25/2014 4:45:43 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (It's a shame nobama truly doesn't care about any of this. Our country, our future, he doesn't care)
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To: Olog-hai

Gee, really interesting. I never get calories from them anymore. So I don’t care.


4 posted on 07/25/2014 4:46:35 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Olog-hai

This just in, moochelle advising Russians on nutrition!


5 posted on 07/25/2014 4:46:59 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Olog-hai

Based on what I’ve seen of Russian and Ukrainian women, many of them could use more calories in their diets.


6 posted on 07/25/2014 4:47:40 PM PDT by Paleo Conservative (Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not really out to get you.)
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To: Olog-hai

I think Vodka provides ample calories.


7 posted on 07/25/2014 4:48:07 PM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Olog-hai

8 posted on 07/25/2014 4:48:51 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Olog-hai

Stating the obvious, but you can get fruit


9 posted on 07/25/2014 4:49:37 PM PDT by Viennacon (Barry Obama? No... Barack Hussein Soebarkah.)
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To: Moonman62

I’m guessing your picture is of kids who are on Moochelle’s school lunch program?


10 posted on 07/25/2014 4:52:13 PM PDT by MeganC (It took Democrats four hours to deport Elian Gonzalez)
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To: MeganC

LOL


11 posted on 07/25/2014 4:53:18 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: Olog-hai

Russia looks like a perfect new home for Mooch-hell


12 posted on 07/25/2014 4:54:58 PM PDT by llevrok (Straight. Since 1950.)
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To: Olog-hai

This should whip up the lo info crowd.


13 posted on 07/25/2014 4:55:53 PM PDT by dforest
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
Russian (and Ukrainian) girls don't drink vodka. They agree with the bartender beforehand to serve them shots of water, invite you back to their place, and have their boyfriends knock you over the head and take your wallet and passport.

No, I have never lost my wallet or passport . . . just sayin'.

14 posted on 07/25/2014 4:56:14 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Olog-hai

Dang, the commies are starting to sound as radical as DemocRATS.


15 posted on 07/25/2014 4:58:01 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is not a refugee camp! It is my home!!!)
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To: Olog-hai

Yeah, right. As if the Russians were known for their healthy eating and drinking styles.


16 posted on 07/25/2014 5:12:25 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: Olog-hai

Oh Please, the Russians are pulling a classic Jesse Jackson shakedown.....make a payoff, keep your business spots, confess your high calorie sins and it’s then business as usual...


17 posted on 07/25/2014 5:13:51 PM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: Olog-hai
Too many calories in the borscht shakes?

Too much fat in the chili-mac-bacon-reindeer burgers?

18 posted on 07/25/2014 5:16:13 PM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: Olog-hai

Da, shut up and eat your McGruel.
Nyet, you cannot have a spoon, what do you think we
are running here? An orphanage?


19 posted on 07/25/2014 5:16:22 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Olog-hai

McDonald’s ads seem to be aimed toward a certain ethnic demographic to which I don’t belong. Therefore I don’t patronize them.


20 posted on 07/25/2014 5:35:41 PM PDT by SnuffaBolshevik
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To: All

You deserve a borscht today.


21 posted on 07/25/2014 5:41:21 PM PDT by Peter ODonnell (Clinton v Jeb Bush -- just shoot me now)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Heavy irony in that statement.


22 posted on 07/25/2014 5:49:42 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Well, since McD’s is the only “ food” that causes me to ( instantly) barf, it’s caloric content is irrelevant to me.


23 posted on 07/25/2014 5:51:40 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: faithhopecharity

Is it that bad these days? I haven’t been to McDonald’s in years — not out of a hunger strike or boycott, just haven’t had the inclination.


24 posted on 07/25/2014 6:14:05 PM PDT by Wyrd biđ ful arćd (Asperges me, Domine, hyssopo et mundabor, Lavabis me, et super nivem dealbabor.)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

I used to be able to eat mcD. Now I can’t, although I can still handle Burger King and even Denny’s. I think ( don’t know) it must be some chamicals since the barfing reaction is so quick


25 posted on 07/25/2014 6:19:15 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: Olog-hai
Maybe we can send Michelle Obama to the Russkies!


26 posted on 07/25/2014 6:27:36 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: SnuffaBolshevik

In the early 1980’s there was a boycott of McDonalds being led by a black girl out of Austin because of their anti-white ads.

IIRC, she even got Mr. T to come out and say the ads were racist towards whites.

They backed off for awhile or at lest weren’t so openly anti-white in their ads.

I haven’t eaten anything from MD’s since the late 70’s and have no intention to.


27 posted on 07/25/2014 6:36:13 PM PDT by IMR 4350
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