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McDonalds: French Fries, Transparent to more Trans -Fats

French Fries are out of the pan into the fire itself, the burning problem, being the Trans-Fats. MacDonald’s, prompted by recently enforced Government directives to disclose levels of trans fats in packaged foods, chose to use a novel method to test levels of trans fat in french fries.// The tests have put French fries at a disadvantage, revealing that they contain one third more ( 8 grammes as...

French fries by McDonald's fries in another controversy

Mc Donald’s fried in another controversy which pertains to its French fries! Going by stats at least three lawsuits were filed in United States over its use of wheat and milk as flavoring ingredients in French fries. // The bone of contention is that these constituents might trigger allergy in some individuals. ......Earlier, McDonald's also announced that the content of trans fat in a large serv...

Hospital Withdraws McDonald's Reward Scheme

A Highland hospital has withdrawn a reward scheme wherein children were offered vouchers in a fast food chain//. Raigmore Hospital in Inverness used to distribute the McDonald's tokens occasionally to children who underwent complex procedures "bravely." ..The vouchers were pulled off after the health board said the action was "totally inappropriate". NHS Highland said the scheme had been in place...

Fat Content In McDonald’s & KFC's Foods Varies From Country To Countr

According to a new study, it has been found that the fries and chicken nuggets served at McDonald’s and KFC restaurants contains trans fat, which is never the // same and varies from country to country. ....The study, published by Steen Stender and colleagues in the April 13 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine found that "the content of trans fatty acids varied from less than 1 gram in D...

McDonald Sets Aside Promises of Healthy Menu

Food giant McDonald seems to have set aside promises of slimmer portions and healthy meals in its menu for the introduction of a super-size version// of the Big Mac, now to be made 40 percent larger than the regular Big Mac. .. The super-sized burger, expected to contain at least 690 calories is being introduced as part of a World Cup promotion for the summer. Vigorous advertisements have planne...

Bird flu no threat to McDonald's chicken: Advertisement strategy

In a bid to save its plummeting sales of chicken products in McDonalds, they have planned an exclusive advertisement campaign. //The campaign would ensure that the customers get the message that chicken here is safe. ..This has been planned by McDonald’s Corp., of Oakbrook, Ill. .. ..This strategy is a risk and pressure tactic which would ensure that is a epidemic and bird flu scare spread they...

MCD Takes Steps To Prevent, Control Dengue

In the wake of detection of the dengue spreading Aedes mosquito in some localities of the capital, the MCD at a high-level meeting today discussed steps to be taken for prevention and control of the disease. // ....Chaired by MCD Standing Committee Chairman Jaikishan Sharma, the meeting decided on various steps, including creating awareness among public to take measures to prevent breeding of mo...

Hepatitis Scare at McDonald’

Auckland McDonald’s, the world’s fast food giant, are now reviewing their procedures for handling food, after a Hepatitis A scare ignited by a sick worker. // ....It is assumed that the sick worker, who handed over the food to customers, must have exposed hundreds to the risk of having Hepatitis A infection. This happened a fortnight ago, after which, the worker has been suspended and asked to r...

McDonald's to Start Coffee Chain in Japan

McDonald's said Thursday it will launch a chain of coffeeshops in Japan, hoping to tap into the country's growing love of coffee but at lower prices than rivals. ......The Japanese unit of the global burger empire said it will open 15 "McCafes" in the Tokyo region next month and hoped to set up more from the next financial year. ......McDonald's, which was the pioneering fast food chain in Jap...
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