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2011-03-02 11:00:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's continues to celebrate the achievements of students and alumni of Historically Black Colleges and Universities with its sponsorship of the 2011 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) tournament. This year, McDonald's brings the Men of McCafe Casting Call to the tournament Fan Experience for three days of action-packed activities and appearances by Men of McCafe celebrity ambassadors. The Men of McCafe Casting Call...

2011-01-12 11:56:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, January 11, McDonald's crowned DJ Jake "JayCeeOh" Osher as the winner of the McDonald's Flavor Battle. The New York native who represented the Big Mac(TM) won the $10,000 grand prize beating out competing DJs Leon "Hella Yella" O'Neal III and Stephan "Steph Floss" Williams in front of a packed audience in New York City. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110112/CG29120-a) (Photo:...

2010-12-28 07:00:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's USA announced today that Edgardo A. Navarro Linares has been promoted to Vice President, Multicultural Marketing, McDonald's USA. In this role, Navarro will be responsible for McDonald's U.S. strategic and ethnic consumer marketing efforts. Reporting to McDonald's U.S. Chief Marketing Officer Neil Golden, Navarro will assume his new role, effective January 4, 2011. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101228/LA22225)...

2010-11-08 05:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- From November 10-20, customers can show their support for Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) of the Philadelphia Region. Beginning on November 10 with McHappy Day®, customers can purchase a "Give A Hand®" for $1 at participating McDonald's® restaurants with proceeds going to local RMHC programs like the four Ronald McDonald Houses®...

2010-11-02 05:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning today, the legendary McRib sandwich will be available at participating McDonald's restaurants of the Greater Philadelphia Region until December 5. The McRib, a boneless pork patty dressed with fresh-slivered onions, dill pickle slices, tangy barbeque sauce and served on a toasted, golden-brown home-style bun, is known among customers for surfacing on select local menus for limited periods of time. Since its introduction nearly 30 years ago,...

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...

2010-08-30 07:00:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's returns for the third consecutive year as official sponsor of the 11th Annual Latin GRAMMY® Awards, which will broadcast live on the Univision Network from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET/PT on November 11 from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. This year, McDonald's shares the Latin GRAMMY excitement with 20 lucky fans through the "Rock Hola! Con McDonald's" Sweepstakes, which will award five grand prize winners a trip for...

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2010-06-04 11:35:00

McDonald's has recalled 12 million "Shrek"-themed glasses after discovering the paint on them contained cadmium. The 16-ounce glasses were being sold for about $2 each and were available with pictures of four different characters from the movie. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warned consumers to stop using the glasses immediately. Cadmium is a toxic metal that can damage the liver, kidneys, lung, nervous system and brain. The CPSC is worried about long-term exposure to low...

2010-04-22 18:22:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's, Regina Belle and J Moss inspire through spirit and song across the country with the McDonald's Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour, kicking off in various cities during May. The gospel concert events are free in most cities and will be held at churches across the country and at festivals in select cities. This year's concert series is headlined by four-time Grammy Award-winning artist Regina Belle and PAJAM/Zomba recording artist, J...

2010-03-25 12:26:00

NEW YORK, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- William "Bill" Lamar, former Chief Marketing Officer for McDonald's USA, was honored today at the famed Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in Manhattan, with one of the advertising industry's most prestigious awards - the American Advertising Federation (AAF) Advertising Hall of Fame®. Lamar was one of seven individuals inducted into the Advertising Hall of Fame this year. In its 61st year, the Advertising Hall of Fame celebrates the extraordinary...