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2013-04-02 12:30:57

Tri-State Owners to Grant Non-Profits With Funding; Dasani® to Provide Funding for Additional Grant ISELIN, N.J., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's New York Tri-State area restaurants today announced the return of the McDonald's New York Metro Nutrition Network, a community outreach initiative implemented last year to provide grants to local organizations that focus on nutrition programs. Through the program, New York Tri-State McDonald's...

2012-10-06 06:20:07

BOSTON, Oct. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) presented the Media Award to filmmaker Susan Saladoff for the feature film "Hot Coffee." The film explores the real political fight about how businesses spend millions to ensure that citizens don't have their day in court. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121006/DC87770) "Hot Coffee" premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film festival to rave reviews and received its broadcast premiere on HBO...

2012-09-25 23:03:01

Participating McDonald´s® restaurants in Maine and Eastern New Hampshire are saying “Thank You” to customers to celebrate National Coffee Day by offering a free small Newman´s Own® Organics coffee during the week of September 23 - 29. Auburn, Maine (PRWEB) September 25, 2012 Participating McDonald´s restaurants in Maine and Eastern New Hampshire will say “Thank You” to customers and celebrate National Coffee Day by offering a free small...

2012-09-12 06:31:50

ISELIN, N.J., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, McDonald's announced that the company will expand the listing of calorie information on restaurant and drive-thru menus nationwide. As of September 17, the 600 McDonald's restaurants throughout the New York Tri-State will also post calories to further inform and help customers and employees make nutrition-minded choices. McDonald's restaurants in New York City, Westchester, Suffolk, Nassau and Ulster began posting calorie counts in 2008....

2012-09-12 06:31:16

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To further inform and help customers and employees make nutrition-minded choices, McDonald's announced that, starting this month, restaurants nationwide will list calorie information on restaurant and drive-thru menu boards. Southern California McDonald's® customers will now have access to calorie information through drive-thru menu boards at over 620 restaurants across the Southland. In accordance with California's menu labeling law, local...

2012-02-10 10:11:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A panel of celebrity DJ judges last night crowned San Francisco-based DJ Risk One as the 2012 Flavor Battle Champion. The 2012 McDonald's Flavor Battle DJ competition finale event took place at the Miami Beach nightclub Cameo, where three DJs each representing a McDonald's burger took to the turntables in a battle of burgers and beats to win the $10,000 grand prize and championship. DJ Risk One represented the Big Mac and beat out first...

2011-07-26 09:05:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, McDonald's USA president Jan Fields announced the company's "Commitments to Offer Improved Nutrition Choices." The comprehensive plan aims to help customers -- especially families and children -- make nutrition-minded choices whether visiting McDonald's or eating elsewhere. Menu changes underway include the addition of more nutritionally-balanced choices that meet McDonald's reputation for great taste and affordability, along with an...

2010-10-21 12:27:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing the ability to balance long-term sustainability goals with the need to perform competitively, McDonald's USA has selected Cargill for its 2010 U.S. Sustainability Award. "One of Cargill's strengths is that when we face a challenge the best of the company comes together to solve it," said Pete Richter, president, Cargill global McDonald's business unit. "This award shows the progress we've made in leveraging our leadership in food and agriculture...

2010-05-17 09:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's owner/operators throughout the Greater Bay Area today announced the donation of $650,000 as they launch a three-year, $2 million fundraiser to provide seed money to build two new Ronald McDonald Houses in the Bay Area. Dubbed McDonald's "One-Fry-at-a-Time" fund, McDonald's owners are donating a percentage of sales from every order of French Fries to reach their $2 million goal. The Ronald McDonald Houses provide a "home away from home"...

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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...