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Iowa, Illinois investigating infections linked to McDonald’s salad

US: The Iowa and Illinois health departments said on Thursday that they were investigating cyclospora infections linked to salads at McDonald Corp’s restaurants. McDonald’s shares fell 1.4 percent after-hours on Thursday. The Illinois Department of Public Health said it had seen about 90 cases, and the Iowa Department of Public Health said it had recorded 15 cases. In about one-fourth of the Illinois cases, people reported eating salads from McDonald’s in the days before they became ill. McDonald’s, the…

McDonald’s to replace plastic straws with paper ones

LONDON: McDonald’s will replace plastic straws with paper ones in all its restaurants in the United Kingdom and Ireland, starting from September, the BBC reported on Friday. “Reflecting the broader public debate, our customers told us they wanted to see a move on straws,” McDonald’s was quoted as saying by the BBC. In April, the British government proposed a ban on plastic straws and cotton buds in England. It is the latest company to opt out of some single-use plastic products which can take hundreds of years to…

McDonald’s flips its ‘M’ logo to honour International Women’s Day

CALIFORNIA: In what is being seen as an innovative initiative, multinational fast food chain McDonald's has flipped its landmark logo ‘M’ for a day to mark International Women’s day on March 8. According to pictures circulating on the social media, it is reported that at least one outlet of McDonald's in California has turned the iconic 'M' sign of the company upside down, to serve as a 'W'. The company is using a similar logo for the masthead of its official website. In a statement as reported by the CNN,…

Trump eats McDonald’s food to avoid being poisoned, new book claims

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump lashed out at a bombshell-filled book that hits the shelves on Friday, dismissing it as "full of lies" after threats of legal action failed to block its release. Publishers responded to a cease-and-desist letter by moving forward by four days the release of "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" -- an expose by author and political muckraker Michael Wolff that quotes key Trump aides expressing serious doubt about his fitness for office. Among scores of startling revelations,…

McDonald’s tweet slams ‘disgusting excuse of a President’ Trump

NEW YORK: McDonald's is investigating an apparent hack into its Twitter feed following a briefly-posted diatribe against President Donald Trump, the fast-food giant said on Thursday. The fake tweet offered an uncharitable appraisal of Trump, saying, "You are actually a disgusting excuse of a President and we would love to have Barack Obama back, also you have tiny hands." The tweet was deleted mid-morning Thursday soon after being posted to one of the McDonald's official Twitter feeds, but not before being retweeted…

McDonald’s opens near Vatican, upsetting some purists

ROME: McDonald's has opened a franchise just steps away from the gleaming white marble dome of St. Peter's Basilica, giving indigestion to some cardinals and local business owners. There was no fanfare for the Dec. 30 opening of the U.S. fast food giant's new venue behind a subdued exterior on the picturesque Borgo Pio, just outside the spiritual home of the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics. When the plan emerged last year, one of its most strident critics was Cardinal Elio Sgreccia, who said McDonald's fare was far…

Big Mac creator dies at 98

PENNSYLVANIA: The man behind one of the most recognizable fast-food sandwiches, McDonald's Big Mac, died this week at age 98. Michael James Delligatti invented the Big Mac - two beef patties on a hamburger bun - which debuted at a McDonald's restaurant in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, in 1967. McDonald's tweeted a message on Wednesday celebrating Delligatti's contribution to the fast-food company where he was a franchisee. "Today, we celebrate the 98 inspirational years of Big Mac inventor, Michael "Jim" Delligatti. Jim,…