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2007-01-10 12:00:55

Hoping to boost its green credentials and stave off competition from upscale fast-food chains such as Starbucks (SBUX), McDonald's (MCD) has disclosed that as of Jan. 9, all of its 1,200 outlets in Britain will sell only coffee from growers certified by the Rainforest Alliance, the global nonprofit based in New York. In a deal worth nearly $100 million for some of the world's poorest farmers, McDonald's will roll out the ethically sourced Kenco coffee across its more than 6,200 European...

2005-10-25 14:44:09

By Martha Graybow NEW YORK (Reuters) - The plaintiffs in a closely watched lawsuit against McDonald's Corp. need to provide more specifics to back up their claims that the fast-food chain makes children fat, a U.S. judge has ruled. The case, which was thrown out of Manhattan federal court two years ago, is back before U.S. District Judge Robert Sweet after an appeals court revived it in January. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of two youngsters who accuse the world's biggest...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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