January 23, 2018

McDonald’s reports disappointing sales


McDonald’s reported disappointing quarterly sales Thursday as fewer customers visited the world’s biggest hamburger chain. The Oak Brook, Ill.-based company says global sales slipped 0.1 percent at established locations for the last three months of the year. In the U.S., where it recently revamped its Dollar Menu to include items that cost a little more,… Read more

9-Year-Old Calls Out McDonald’s CEO


Hannah Robertson, 9, flew in with her mom from Kelowna, British Columbia, to attend McDonald’s annual shareholder meeting Thursday in Oak Brook, Ill., the company’s headquarters. “Something that I don’t think is fair is when big companies try to trick kids into eating food that isn’t good for them by using toys and cartoon characters,”… Read more

What Are We Supposed to Eat, Then?

what are we supposed to eat

By Julie Samrick My kids now say, “Ewwww!” whenever we drive past a McDonald’s. Those pictures of warm, tasty nuggets on billboards don’t deceive them now that they’ve seen how they’re really made. Apparently that pink goo in the photo circulating around the web isn’t strawberry milkshake, but the beginning of “chicken nuggets.”   We… Read more

McDonald’s No Longer Uses “Pink Slime”


By Julie Samrick It seems the people have spoken.  When I recently saw the pictures of the infamous pink goo with the caption “What food is this?”  I immediately thought, Strawberry Milkshake?  Eeeeeewwww!!  Not so.  The pictures that have gone viral are in fact a processed pink slime made from grinding up inedible animal carcasses (gives… Read more

Indoor Play Lands Exposed

swabbing for germs

Dr. Erin M. Carr-Jordan, a psychology professor and mother of 4 from Arizona, has inspected 50 indoor restaurant playgrounds in 11 states in recent months after a trip to one in April was so disgusting it shocked her into wanting to know just how germy these places really are. Her swab tests have revealed a plethora… Read more

All Happy Meals will soon include fruit

Happy Meal

“Hold the apples” will no longer be an option. McDonald’s will roll out its new Happy Meals in September, and all 14,000 restaurants will have the 20% fewer calorie Happy Meals by April of 2012.  Read the details