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  • McDonald’s Shamrock Shake Is Officially Back on the Menu

    02/15/2019 9:43:48 PM PST · by rintintin · 56 replies
    People ^ | Feb 14 2019 | Dave Quinn
    McDonald’s customers craving the fast food giant’s famous Shamrock Shake struck gold this week. The popular minty green milkshake — made from McDonald’s vanilla soft serve blended with Shamrock Shake syrup and topped with whipped topping — is officially back on the menu, the company announced on Twitter, Thursday. Shamrock Shakes have have earned an impressive cult following over the years since McDonald’s first debuted the beverage in 1970. Like the McRib, Shamrock Shakes only come to the Golden Arches for a limited time.
  • Rep. Omar Laments Low Pay of McDonald’s Employees Who Work ‘40 Hours a Day’

    02/10/2019 3:41:54 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 114 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | February 8, 2019 | 4:17 PM EST | Staff
    Rep. Ilhan Omar (D.-Minn.) said in a Thursday morning hearing of the House Education and Labor Committee that the Chief Executive Officer of McDonald’s gets paid $21.8 million a year while the median earnings for workers at the restaurant chain “who put in 40 hours a day” is $7,000 per year.The hearing was examining the possibility of lifting the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour. On Thursday evening, Omar tweeted out a video clip of her talking at the hearing about McDonald’s workers who put in “40 hours a day.” Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D.-Mich.) then retweeted Omar’s tweet. …
  • McDonald’s customer calls police after employee put onions on his Big Mac, gets arrested

    02/03/2019 3:32:03 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 62 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 3, 2019 | Alexandra Deabler
    A McDonald’s customer was arrested after calling police to complain about his Big Mac hamburger having onions – and challenging the restaurant’s manager to a fist fight. Leslie McDonagh, 53, was visiting the fast food chain in Manchester, England, around 10:30 p.m. on a Friday when he claims he received the “wrong meal” that he could not eat because of a “severe allergy” to onions, Metro reported. According to Metro, McDonagh, who had been drinking prior to visiting the McDonald’s, threatened to fight the manager before calling 911 to report the mixed-up meal.
  • President Trump’s extravagant, $3,000, 300-sandwich celebration of Clemson University

    01/15/2019 4:11:30 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 127 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | January 15, 2019 | Philip Bump
    Trump says they bought "1,000 burgers" for Clemson. "It was piled up a mile high," he said. FACT CHECK: At two inches each, a thousand burgers would not reach one mile high.
  • Fast Food Meal Spurs Outbreak of Trump Derangement Syndrome

    01/15/2019 1:04:31 PM PST · by Kaslin · 84 replies
    Rush ^ | January 15, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Perhaps the greatest example of Trump derangement syndrome today and what, in a sane world, would be a profoundly embarrassing piece of journalism, which is saying a lot given everything that’s happened during the Trump administration. The Washington Post is beside itself. And if you happen to receive the Washington Post daily email blast that is supposed to tell you what’s hot and what’s interesting and what’s leading the day in Washington Post news coverage, this story is at the top of all the news out there. This story is what the Washington Post apparently is the most proud...
  • McDonald’s unveils bacon Big Mac, cheesy bacon fries

    01/09/2019 7:26:20 PM PST · by be-baw · 97 replies ^ | January 9, 2019 | Brandon Champion
    Bring on the bacon. That’s the word from McDonald’s, which is set to add to bacon to three of its most-popular menu items. The Big Mac Bacon burger, Quarter Pounder Bacon burger and Cheesy Bacon Fries will debut for a limited time at participating restaurants on Jan. 30. Bacon has long been a favorite delicacy among foodies. According to a news release, the tasty indulgence has been mentioned more than 17,000 times a day across U.S. online platforms since 2018. That’s 740 times an hour. “People love bacon, and they love our iconic Big Mac, fresh beef Quarter Pounder burgers...
  • Millions could face severe cuts to food stamps due to government shutdown

    01/06/2019 7:29:17 AM PST · by Mariner · 143 replies
    CBS News ^ | January 6th, 2019 | By Grace Segers
    The partial government shutdown glided into its third week Saturday with no end in sight. If the government is not reopened before February, millions of Americans who receive benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) -- the nation's food stamp program -- could have their assistance disrupted. The U.S. Department of Agriculture, which oversees SNAP at the federal level, is one of the agencies unfunded during the partial government shutdown. Although SNAP is automatically renewed, it has not been allocated funding from Congress beyond January. Congress has appropriated $3 billion in emergency funds for SNAP distribution, but that would...
  • Florida man doesn't get straw, attacks McDonald's employee

    01/02/2019 3:22:36 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 68 replies
    WCJB ^ | 01/02/2019
    Taylor was unaware of a new city law that went into effect on Jan. 1 requiring customers to request straws. Despite being told of the new law, Taylor began screaming at employees, claiming that the law did not exist, WFTS reports. Taylor grabbed employee Yasmine James by the shirt collar and pulled her onto the counter. James attempted to defend herself by punching Taylor in the face. After leaving the restaurant, Taylor returned to yell at the store manager and kicked another employee in the stomach before he once again left the scene. Taylor was later arrested and charged with...
  • I was beat up in McDonald’s — and the employees just watched: suit

    12/17/2018 6:38:35 PM PST · by simpson96 · 52 replies
    New York Post ^ | 12/17/2018 | Julia Marsh
    <p>She went in for a cheeseburger and fries and ended up McPummeled at a Manhattan fast-food joint owned by polo-playing scion Bruce Colley.</p> <p>Elizabeth Storelli says in a new lawsuit that workers at Colley’s McDonald’s at West 71st Street and Broadway failed to help her when she accidentally bumped into a woman in the crowded eatery and was severely beaten.</p>
  • Scientists Just Found Something Absolutely Shocking on These McDonald's Self-Order Touchscreens

    11/29/2018 9:51:00 AM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 37 replies
    INC. ^ | Nov 28, 2018 | Sarah Taylor Staff Writer
    Scientists Just Found Something Absolutely Shocking on These McDonald's Self-Order Touchscreens The discovery of fecal bacteria on McDonald's self-order touchscreens is raising concern about their safety. By Peter EconomyThe Leadership Guy @bizzwriter CREDIT: Getty Images Fast-food giant McDonald's has been rolling out touchscreen self-order kiosks in its restaurants for the past several years. While they make ordering your Big Mac, fries, and chocolate shake more efficient and accurate (and they're actually kind of fun), yesterday scientists revealed that they found something on those touchscreens that should be of tremendous concern for McDonald's customers. Bacteria. But not just any kind of...
  • Report: Fecal Matter Found on Every McDonald’s Self-Service Touchscreen

    11/28/2018 4:02:40 PM PST · by Rebelbase · 146 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | November 28, 2018 | JACK PHILLIPS
    A report said that fecal matter was discovered on every McDonald’s self-service touchscreen swabbed during an investigation in the United Kingdom. Samples were taken at six McDonald’s locations in London and two in Birmingham. The samples all revealed a contamination of coliforms, which are found in human fecal matter. “We were all surprised how much gut and fecal bacteria there was on the touchscreen machines. These cause the kind of infections that people pick up in hospitals,” said London Metropolitan University Dr. Paul Matawele, according to The Metro. “For instance Enterococcus faecalis is part of the flora of gastrointestinal tracts...
  • Poo found on every McDonald’s touchscreen tested

    11/28/2018 6:34:37 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 103 replies ^ | 11/28/2018 | Adam Smith
    Traces of faeces have been found on every single McDonald’s touchscreen swabbed in an investigation by Samples were taken from the new machines that have been rolled out at restaurants across the country – every one of them had coliforms. Senior lecturer in microbiology at London Metropolitan University Dr Paul Matawele said: ‘We were all surprised how much gut and faecal bacteria there was on the touchscreen machines. These cause the kind of infections that people pick up in hospitals.' Unsuspecting diners choose their food on the touchscreens then head to the server to pick up their burgers more...
  • Judge tosses $5M suit over McDonald’s Quarter Pounder with Cheese

    11/10/2018 8:04:15 AM PST · by lowbridge · 41 replies ^ | November 8, 2018 | Alexandra Deabler
    In May, the South Florida couple, Cynthia Kissner and Leonard Werner, filed the suit, complaining they had been charged the full price for a Quarter Pounder with Cheese, even though they requested the burger not have cheese. Kissner and Werner argued that hamburgers and cheeseburgers are different prices on the McDonald’s menu, but when they order a Quarter Pounder without the extra dairy, they’re still forced to pay the same amount. According to the lawsuit, McDonald’s used to sell four different Quarter Pounder options, two of which came without cheese and cost between 30 and 90 cents less, the Miami Herald reported....
  • On the same day that the Squirrel Hill synagogue shooter killed 11 people, a law abiding gun owner

    10/29/2018 2:47:36 PM PDT · by grundle · 5 replies
    wordpress ^ | October 29, 2018 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    On the same day that the Squirrel Hill synagogue shooter killed 11 people, a law abiding gun owner prevented a massacre at a McDonald’s in Birmingham, Alabama On the same day that a scumbag shot and killed 11 innocent people at a synagogue in Squirrel Hill, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a different scumbag tried to carry out a mass shooting at a McDonald’s in Birmingham, Alabama. But he was stopped by a good guy with a gun. The only person who died was the bad guy.Here’s another similar comparison:In January 2015 in France, in response to cartoons that made fun of the...
  • 21 of the most surprising McDonald's menu items you still can't get in America

    10/27/2018 7:37:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    Business Insider ^ | June 2, 2018 | Jessica Tyler
    • McDonald's locations worldwide have unique menus that reflect the local cuisine of that country. • Many of these items aren't available in the United States. • We've rounded up some of the most interesting menu items from McDonald's locations around the world. Whether it be masala veggie burgers in India or rice and beans in Costa Rica, international McDonald's menus feature a wide variety of options that aren't available in the United States. In addition to the classic Big Mac and fries, every McDonald's restaurant in the world has a custom menu that reflects the typical cuisine of that...
  • McDonald's reveals new breakfast sandwich

    10/26/2018 5:34:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 138 replies
    MSN Lifestyle ^ | October 24, 2018 | Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business
    McDonald's is hoping a big new breakfast sandwich will help bring in more customers. Triple Breakfast Stacks will hit menus on November 1. They're modified versions of McDonald's popular Egg McMuffin -- they will include two slices of American cheese, two sausage patties, bacon and an egg, The sandwiches are available on a McMuffin, biscuit, or McGriddles cakes. The new items are designed to help McDonald's solve a problem: Fewer Americans are eating at the fast food chain. A new breakfast could help bring them back. In a statement on Tuesday, the company said that the items are inspired by...
  • McDonald's McRib is back! Legendary sandwich returns to 9,000 locations - but for a limited [tr]

    10/26/2018 6:16:38 AM PDT · by C19fan · 77 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 25, 2018 | Staff
    The McRib is back and better than ever! McDonald's premier rib sandwich has made its grand seasonal return to some 9,000 locations, the popular burger chain announced on Thursday. 'The McRib is made with 100 percent seasoned boneless pork, McDonald's signature sweet, tangy, barbecue style McRib sauce and served with dill pickles and mild, slivered onions on a toasted hoagie-style bun,' a company spokeswoman told KHOU.
  • Dog pretends to be stray, begs for burgers at McDonald's

    10/25/2018 4:56:40 AM PDT · by C19fan · 33 replies
    CBS News ^ | October 25, 2018 | Caitlin O'Kane
    A dog owner in Oklahoma is calling out her own pup for scheming to get free McDonald's hamburgers. Betsy Reyes of Oklahoma City says her dog, Princess, sneaks out at night and sits outside McDonald's, pretending to be a stray. Reyes shared photographic evidence of her sneaky dog sitting in the local McDonald's parking lot at night. "If you see my dog @ the McDonald's on shields, quit feeding her fat ass bc she don't know how to act & be leaving the house all the time to go walking to McDonald's at night," Reyes wrote. "She's not even a...
  • McDonald’s puts up some supersized 3Q numbers

    10/23/2018 9:51:03 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct. 23, 2018 8:50 AM EDT
    McDonald’s logged its 13th consecutive month of positive same-store sales and topped Wall Street profit and revenue expectations for the third quarter. Shares in the world’s biggest burger chain defied a major sell-off in U.S. markets before the opening bell Tuesday, rising more than 2 percent. The company earned $1.64 billion, or $2.10 per share. That’s 12 cents better than industry analysts had projected, according to a survey by Zacks Investment Research. Revenue of $5.37 billion, though down from the same period last year, also beat expectations. The company has been turning company-owned restaurants into franchises, which pulls on its...
  • Employee scammed into taking $1,200 from McDonald's safe

    10/19/2018 8:37:59 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 22 replies
    NJ Advanced Media ^ | October 18, 2018
    An employee at a Hackettstown McDonald's was duped Wednesday into taking over $1,000 from the fast food restaurant's safe as part of a scam, police said. Police were called to the restaurant, located on Route 182, at 7:32 a.m. and discovered that an hour earlier an employee received a call from a man stating he was from McDonald's corporate, according to a release from the Hackettstown Police. The man told the employee, whose name was not released, to take money from the safe and use it to purchase gift cards so "corporate could deposit the money to help save jobs."...