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2005-10-24 02:15:00

By Nichola Groom LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Every day inside an unassuming building on the outskirts of Oklahoma City, thousands of hamburgers are run through metal detectors on their way to becoming Big Macs and Quarter Pounders.

2005-10-20 11:08:06

By Nichola Groom LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp. on Thursday reported a 6 percent drop in third-quarter earnings, in line with a better-than-expected outlook it gave last week, but the company's shares fell 2 percent as higher labor and beef costs pressured profit margins.

2005-10-20 09:00:00

McDonald's Corp. on Thursday reported a 6 percent drop in quarterly earnings after a tax benefit boosted year-ago results, but sales and operating profit were lifted by stronger markets like Germany, France and Australia.

2005-10-20 08:17:49

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp. on Thursday reported a 6 percent drop in quarterly earnings after a tax benefit boosted year-ago results, but sales and operating profit were lifted by stronger markets like Germany, France and Australia.

2005-10-20 07:25:18

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp., operator of the world's largest restaurant chain, on Thursday said third-quarter net earnings fell from a year ago but were in line with a better-than-expected forecast the company gave last week.

2005-09-13 14:25:29

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp. on Monday said it is sponsoring a physical education program that will appear in one-third of U.S. public elementary schools, the chain's latest move to combat critics who blame its burgers and fries for expanding kids' waistlines.

2005-09-13 00:01:40

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp. on Monday said it is sponsoring a physical education program that will appear in one-third of U.S. public elementary schools, the chain's latest move to combat critics who blame its burgers and fries for expanding kids' waistlines.

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2005-08-27 15:30:00

California Attorney General Bill Lockyer has filed a lawsuit to force top makers of potato chips and french fries to warn consumers about a potential cancer-causing chemical found in the popular snacks.

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2005-07-05 19:30:00

McDonald's Corp. , freshfrom a makeover of everything from its menu to its ads, nowwants to upgrade its restaurant staff uniforms to make themhipper and more befitting the MTV generation, a spokesman saidon Tuesday.

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2005-06-08 07:42:36

Hamburger salesman and clown Ronald McDonald is getting an unlikely image makeover -- as a snowboarding, hoops-shooting fitness guru for tots.


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