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2014-07-28 23:10:56

In The Tainted Burger, the author points out that McDonald's disproportionately targets young people of color with marketing campaigns. In the book, the author writes that, "Studies show that African American children are clearly at risk for Type II Diabetes, and that path, quite possibly, started at the doors of fast-food restaurants." ("The Tainted Burger." Amazon: https://www.createspace.com/4762939) Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 In The Tainted Burger the...

2014-04-02 23:32:27

Partnership with McDonald's business owner has developed into commercial success for NH septic service company. Bedford, NH (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 About 20 years ago, McDonald’s business owner Emile Haddad needed his residential septic tank pumped, so he reached out to Felix Septic Service. What began as a routine service call has now evolved into much bigger things for New Hampshire’s longtime septic service leader. Felix owner Mark Thompson, who acquired the company over 25...

2014-01-24 23:24:33

Power Tower Inc., Chicago, tech company specializing in the manufacturing and distribution of cell phone charging kiosks, has partnered with MWW Group and McDonald’s to provide free mobile charging stations at five Manhattan restaurants through the end of the XLVIII Super Bowl season. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 As the official sponsor of the Super Bowl, McDonald’s will be heavily involved in “Super Bowl Boulevard” festivities, the epicenter of New York City’s Super...

Changes In Fast Food Combo Meals Means Fewer Calories For Kids
2013-12-20 05:18:57

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Obesity among children is a growing problem, especially with the abundant availability of fast food establishments. Public health officials estimate there is a 17-percent obesity rate among youths. Recently, two researchers at Cornell University, Dr. Brian Wansink and Dr. Andrew Hanks, analyzed data from 30 representative McDonald’s restaurants to find out if children would choose a higher calorie meal to compensate for smaller...

Why Do Hospitals Carry Fast Food In Their Cafeterias?
2012-04-11 09:32:05

Corporate Accountability International, an advocacy group that challenges corporate abuse and fights for corporate accountability to public interests, is leading a larger campaign to persuade McDonald´s and other fast food outlets from marketing unhealthy food to kids. Specifically, the group is seeking the removal of such chains from operating inside of hospitals, many of which operate next to hospital cafeterias. That effort has been endorsed by nearly 2,000 health professionals,...

2012-03-20 23:02:32

A recent analysis of fast food patrons reveals that McDonald´s, Taco Bell and Wendy´s customers are the most unhappy with their health. Fast food frequenters´ wellbeing, however, appears to be tied to lifestyle rather than their fast food chain of choice. The analysis includes insights from the February 2012 Monthly Consumer Survey from BIGinsight which was conducted 2/1 — 2/8/12, N=8,716. Margin of error is +/- 1.1%. Worthington, OH (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 1 in 5...

McDonald’s To Put Kids' Books in Happy Meals
2012-01-13 13:46:33

According to England´s National Literacy Trust, for a limited time the world´s most popular fast-food chain McDonald´s will be exchanging its famous Happy Meal toys for books at all of its UK locations. Starting today until February 7th, the iconic burger franchise will distribute nine million copies of the popular Mudpuddle Farm book series by British author Michael Morpurgo. Morpurgo has earned critical acclaim for a number of books, plays and poems. His most famous...

2011-07-27 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/-- Insiderslab.com issues daily insider trading alerts and analysis as insider trades are filed with the SEC. Today they report on Philip Morris (NYSE:PM), Dendreon (NASDAQ:DNDN), Monsanto (NYSE:MON), MetroPCS (NYSE:PCS), McDonald (NYSE:MCD) & Vertex (NASDAQ:VRTX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100419/HKM001LOGO ) How do investors start narrowing down their investment choices? The average investor might have...

2009-06-10 07:55:58

Are the cognitively superior brains of humans, in part, responsible for our higher rates of cancer? That's a question that has nagged at John McDonald, chair of Georgia Tech's School of Biology and chief research scientist at the Ovarian Cancer Institute, for a while. Now, after an initial study, it seems that McDonald is on to something. The new study is available online in the journal Medical Hypothesis and will appear in the forthcoming issue of the journal."I was always intrigued by the...

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