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2009-03-10 15:02:00

Nation's Top-Rated High School Basketball Players Will Compete in Columbus to Raise Money for Ronald McDonald House Charities(R) and its Local Chapters COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's Corp. announced today that Columbus, Ohio, will host the 2010 McDonald's All American High School Basketball Games March 31, 2010 at Value City Arena, home of The Ohio State University basketball teams. The McDonald's All American Games are recognized as the premier showcase for the top...

2009-01-18 17:49:52

American fast-food chains are going after McDonald's value meal crowd in these recessionary times, food industry analysts say. A fast-food war is in the making, with Burger King Corp., Wendy's International, Inc., Taco Bell Corp., KFC Corp. and Sonic Corp. all trying to lure customers with more items costing $1 or less, Crain's Chicago Business newspaper reported Sunday. McDonald's Corp. competitors are ratcheting up the heat after McDonald's raised the price of its double cheeseburger to...

2008-11-23 15:15:30

An Arkansas couple are suing McDonald's after nude photos of the woman stored on his cell phone left behind at a franchise restaurant wound up on the Internet. Phillip and Tina Sherman filed their lawsuit Friday against McDonald's Corp., Mathews Management Co., which owns the McDonald's franchise in Fayetteville, Ark., and Aaron Brummley, a manager of the restaurant, the (Fayetteville) Northwest Arkansas Times reported Sunday. They are seeking more than $3 million in damages after nude...

2008-11-20 12:33:17

U.S. fast food giant McDonald's Corp. is appealing to moms to improve its image, but pitches on nutrition apparently are meeting with mixed results. You're not going to be able to sell me on fries, said Veronica Gilmore, from Edinburg, Va., after Debra DeMuth, McDonald's global nutrition director, told her to look at the facts, The Washington Post reported Thursday. The dialogue was part of the company's Quality Correspondents program, which includes tours of restaurants and production...

2008-10-17 09:00:11

HORSHAM, Pa., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Human Resource Executive(R), the leading HR business magazine, has named J. Randall (Randy) MacDonald, senior vice president of human resources at IBM, its 2008 HR Executive of the Year. In addition, the magazine has named to its HR Honor Roll: Eva Sage-Gavin, executive vice president of human resources, communications and CSR at Gap Inc.; Barbara Baker, executive vice president of cultural enhancement at Umpqua Bank; Bridget Atkinson, vice president...

2008-06-16 00:00:00

OAK BROOK, Ill. - McDonald's Corp. says it will begin serving sliced tomatoes again after a multistate salmonella outbreak caused the world's largest restaurant chain to yank the vegetable from its sandwiches. Spokeswoman Danya Proud said Saturday that the fast- food chain's U.S. restaurants will reintroduce sliced tomatoes in the next seven to 10 days. McDonald's was among several restaurant chains and grocery stores that stopped serving sliced tomatoes last Monday as a precaution. At...

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2007-10-06 03:00:00

By BRUCE SCHREINER SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. - A jury awarded $6.1 million Friday to a woman who said she was forced to strip in a McDonald's back office after someone called the restaurant posing as a police officer. Louise Ogborn, 21, had sued McDonald's Corp., claiming the fast-food giant failed to warn her and other employees about the caller who already struck other McDonald's stores and other fast-food restaurants across the country. Ogborn was forced to undress, endure a strip search, and...

2006-10-24 03:00:22

By Maio, Pat CEO Sets Tone for Key McDonald's Supplier; Values, Creed, Golden Rule Guide Golden State Conner Offices Mark Wetterau sports a gold watch and gold cuff links. For fun, he takes his boat out for 160 mph spins on the ocean. The flash ends there. It's the Golden Rule Wetterau lives by. That comes through at Irvine-based Golden State Foods, one of Orange County's largest private companies where Wetterau is chairman and chief executive. Everywhere you look at Golden...

2006-06-08 08:50:00

CHICAGO -- Wendy's International Inc. on Thursday said it would significantly cut trans fats from its menu, beating market leader McDonald's Corp., which still has not made good on its promise to remove the artery-clogging fats from french fries in the United States. Wendy's, the No. 3 U.S. burger chain, said its restaurants in the United States and Canada will switch to a new blend of corn and soy oil for french fries and breaded chicken items starting in August. The move will reduce trans...

2006-06-08 08:10:00

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Wendy's International Inc. on Thursday said it would significantly cut trans fats from its menu, beating market leader McDonald's Corp., which still has not made good on its promise to remove the artery-clogging fats from french fries in the United States. Wendy's, the No. 3 U.S. burger chain, said its restaurants in the United States and Canada will switch to a new blend of corn and soy oil for french fries and breaded chicken items starting in August. The move will...