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McDonalds Introduces Pretzel-Burger In Germany

I've had pretzel chips - I've even eaten a Pretzel Salad!  But a "pretzel bun"?

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Appetite For Kids Meals Wanes

The love/hate relationship that Americans have with fast food kids meals seems to be taking another turn.
Long portrayed as a key contributor to childhood obesity, fast-food kids meals may be losing their appeal to youngsters — and, more importantly, their parents

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Burger King Fires Back

Having recently lost it's second-place standing to Wendy's, Burger King is firing a salvo back at the competition by changing up it's menu and it's decor.
Burger King is hoping a revamped menu with healthier options, changes in restaurant decor & packaging and updated worker uniforms help its sales decline in the world of fast-food.
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USDA Okay With “Pink Slime” In Ground Beef

What exactly is in that ground beef that you're eating?  Apparently, something called "Pink Slime" - and the USDA is okay with it.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) defended the use of ammonium-treated beef, dubbed "pink slime" by detractors, in meals destined for U

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A New Take On A Cult Favorite: McDonalds Deep Fries The McRib

From a marketing standpoint, you have to admire the job that McDonalds has done with the McRib sandwich;  Their give-and-take with consumers has developed a pressed-meat, barbecue sauce-covered sandwich into a cult favorite

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What’s Behind (Or Inside, As It Would Be) The McRib

Who am I to look down my nose at what you eat;  Frankly, the average person who spent any amount of time around a food processing plant would probably never eat that product again.

You've probably heard that the McRib - the sandwich that McDonalds rolls out every so many years "for a limited time" - is back

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(Photo by Jonathan Wood/Getty Images)
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Happy Meals To Get Healthier

They're telling us what to eat and how much of it.

McDonalds announced that they are changing the venerable Happy Meal - adding a serving of fruit or vegatables...and shrinking the size of the fries.

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McDonald’s Billboard Hosts Giant Game of Pong [VIDEO]

A giant McDonald's video billboard in Stockholm, Sweden is hosting a game of pong that just about anybody with a smart phone can join in, without having to download any new software.

Instead, potential players use their smart phone to log on to a website associated with the promotion. After the phone's geo-location device confirms you are close enough to the billboard, the phone's touch screen can be used to control the game.

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A Facelift For Ronald McDonald

In a sure sign that the economy is looking up - McDonald's is revamping their restaurants for the future.  Goodbye yellows...whites...reds...and clown heads --- and hello greens...browns...and earth tones

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Mom Demands Weekly Child Support So Kids Can Eat at McDonald’s

There must be something in the fries at McDonald's for a mother to think she'd win a court case that demanded weekly child support funds to sustain her kids' Golden Arches habit.

The Australian mother demanded $1450 per-week to cover living expenses for herself and two children, including a $150 a week for blue jeans, $60 a week for McDonald's binging and $100 weekly for gifts.

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McDonald’s Plans To Add 50,000 Jobs On ‘Hiring Day’

Need a new job? Mickey D's is hiring.

Fast-food chain McDonald’s Corp announced a one-day spring hiring spree aimed at fighting the use of the term “McJob” as shorthand for describing low-wage, dead-end work.

The global restaurant chain said it plans to hire as many as 50,000 new U.S. employees — ranging from restaurant crew to managers — on April 19.

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