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McDonald’s U.S. Operations in Trouble Despite Endless Marketing Schemes

By Carey Wedler Despite McDonald’s extensive efforts to improve U.S. sales over the last several years, its most promising endeavor is coming up short — and as a result, so are the company’s domestic profits. Reuters reports that according to McDonald’s fourth quarter report, released Monday, “Sales at established U.S. restaurants fell for the first…

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This Wondrous National Park … Brought to You By McDonald’s?

By Jon Quealley A controversial set of new rules quietly given final approval over the recent holiday—allowing national parks in the United States to expand corporate sponsorships and commercial contracts with private companies—is being called a “disgrace” by those who say the move is a betrayal of what the nation’s parks should be. Despite outcry…

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You Will Never Eat McDonald’s Again After You Read These Horrifying Facts

By Real Farmacy Feeling hungry? You may want to read the rest of this article before you head to your favorite fast food restaurant and order your usual chemical and prescription drug-ridden meal. Did you know you’re likely eating crushed beetles and or duck feathers with your fast food burger? Here are some of the…

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McDonald’s To Close 500 More Stores In 2016 As Consumers Adopt Healthier Habits

By Amanda Froelich In 2015, McDonald’s closed 700 restaurants to save money. 2016 doesn’t seem to be faring much better for the fast food corporation… As you might remember, the corporation ended up closing 700 restaurants around the world in 2015 – 350 more than was initially planned. At the time, McDonald’s spokesperson Beca Hary…

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McDonald’s Instructed Employees To Treat Burns With Condiments

By John Vibes McDonald’s workers have recently filed complaints stating that management told them to treat burns sustained on the job with condiments. In the past two weeks alone, employees in 19 different cities have filed 28 different health and safety complaints against the company. The complaints allege that managers force employees to work quickly…

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54 Ingredients in McDonald’s Shamrock Shake – Make Your Own Superfood Version

By Heather Callaghan It’s that time of year again to witness the ever growing Shamrock Shake phenomenon at McDonald’s – complete with ads for shakes that are 50 shades of alien-green. It’s been said that you should never eat something with an ingredients list thicker than your pinky – the ingredients in McD’s annual Shamrock…

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What Happens When You Leave a Chicken McNuggets Happy Meal out for 6 Years

By Claire Bernish Anchorage, AK — An alarming photograph of a McDonald’s chicken McNuggets Happy Meal left to sit unrefrigerated and untouched for six years recently went viral on social media. “It’s been 6 years since I bought this ‘Happy Meal’ at McDonald’s,” Jennifer Lovdahl posted on Facebook. “It’s been sitting in our office this whole…

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McDonald’s Just Came Out with a “Healthy” Kale Salad, But there’s just one Problem

By Carey Wedler Though McDonald’s remains a powerful force in the global fast food marketplace, its recent PR disasters, from its ‘19 ingredients in the french fries’ fiasco to its use of abused poultry, have motivated the company to rebrand itself. McDonald’s has made not only an appeal to increasingly bizarre snacks, such as the chocolate-laced fries it…

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McDonald’s Latest Marketing Ploy Shows Just How Desperate the Food Giant Has Become

By Nick Bernabe Fast food giant McDonald’s has been having a rough time. Considering its recent decision to close 700 locations in 2015, dire predictions from franchise owners claiming the company is facing its “final days,” and a June announcement that the company was shrinking for the first time in its long history, it’s safe…

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