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Desperate McDonald's To Shrink Menu, Change Ingredients

CP | By Candice Choi, The Associated Press | Posted 12.10.2014 | Canada Business

NEW YORK — McDonald's is planning to trim its menu, review its cooking methods and maybe even get rid of some of the ingredients it uses to change p...

McDonald's Had A Bad October

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.10.2014 | Canada Business

OAK BROOK, Ill. - McDonald's Corp. says that a key global sales figure slipped 0.5 per cent in October, with weakness in the U.S. and ongoing difficul...

New McDonald's Slogan Gets A Whole Lot Of Hatin'

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 10.30.2014 | Canada Business

McDonald’s hopes a hip new campaign slogan will add some lift the fast-food giant's sluggish sales. Next year, the company plans on releasing an ...

Dead Mouse In My McDonald's Coffee, New Brunswick Man Says

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada Business

NEW MARYLAND, N.B. - Ron Morais takes his McDonald's coffee black: no cream, no milk.And certainly no mouse.The New Brunswick man is looking for answe...

What Is Blue Food Supposed To Taste Like Anyway?

Tristan Risk | Posted 12.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Tristan Risk

Blue Food was everything I wanted in that shiny, plastic, over processed world. Everything I had been taught by marketing experts to covet in the number of other girls' dolls, to whose mom bought them Booberry for breakfast. It was empty calories, high fructose promises, and false happiness. The crashes, both sugar and stock market, were inevitable.

How Technology Pulls Back the Curtain on TV Food Commercials

Ryan Spong | Posted 10.27.2014 | Canada Living
Ryan Spong

Technology is allowing us to peer behind the veil of TV commercials; it is connecting us in real, authentic and meaningful ways to the food we eat. It is creating communities of like-minded consumers and producers. This week, the FDA issued an industry-wide mandate to lower sodium in processed foods. Has the ratchet changed direction?

You May Soon Be Able To Buy McDonald's Coffee At The Grocery Store

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Business

NEW YORK - McDonald's plans to start selling its packaged coffee at supermarkets nationally by early next year, a move intended to help raise the prof...

McDonald's Wants You To See It As More Than Junk Food

AP | Candice Choi, Associated Press | Posted 08.18.2014 | Canada Business

NEW YORK - At a dinner McDonald's hosted for reporters and bloggers, waiters served cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs using ingredients from the cha...

5 Arrested In Rotten Meat Scandal

CP | Joe McDonald, The Associated Press | Posted 09.21.2014 | Canada Business

BEIJING, China - Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants in China were detain...

So McDonald's Won't Sell In Crimea? Fine! We'll Eat 'Czar Cheeseburgers'!

Bloomberg | Posted 07.01.2014 | Canada Business

Where Crimeans used to chomp down on Big Macs, they will soon be able to order a Czar Cheeseburger as Russian chain Rusburger opens in a former McDona...

Your Filet-O-Fish Sandwich Is Getting Greener

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 06.19.2014 | Canada Living

It’s not the most popular menu item at McDonald’s. But news that Filet-O-Fish sandwiches sold across Canada are now sustainably sourced may offer ...

Why the McDonald's Nutrition Ambassador 'Mr. Happy' Makes Me Sad

Tosca Reno | Posted 08.18.2014 | Canada Living
Tosca Reno

Say hello to "Mr. Happy," McDonald's new ambassador of nutrition. Yes, nutrition and McDonald's are now in the same sentence! I'm scared and sad. I don't want to learn from a box. I don't want to learn from a scary, big toothed, slightly creepy object. How am I supposed to trust that? Nutrition needs to be clean, whole, nutrient dense and not in a box. I can make a fast food meal that's more nutritious and much faster than McDonald's can -- raw spinach greens, easy over eggs and a green smoothie. It would take 10 minutes flat and I wouldn't have to leave my house or put expensive, air polluting gas in the car!

Whoa! Look These World Cup Burgers From McDonald's

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 05.30.2014 | Canada Living

If the US were a burger, it would surely be made with a double patty of Angus beef, barbecue sauce, bacon and cheddar. That’s according to McDonald...

What's Your Favourite B.C. Building?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia

What's your favourite building in British Columbia? Not necessarily the one you find the prettiest, but rather the one that means the most to you?...

Can I Get Some Carrots With My McNuggets? Yes

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 04.30.2014 | Canada Living

Expect to see more fruits, vegetables, whole grains and sustainable beef on the menu, says McDonald’s, which released details on its corporate respo...

'It Was Like Modern Day Slavery'

CBC | Posted 06.17.2014 | Canada Business

Foreign workers recruited from Belize are accusing McDonald’s Canada of treating them like "slaves," by effectively forcing them to share ...

McDonald's Boycott?

CBC | Posted 06.14.2014 | Canada Business

B.C. Federation of Labour president Jim Sinclair says his organization may call for a Canadian boycott of McDonald's if it doesn't immediately commit ...

Will McDonald's Get Turfed From Russia?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.04.2014 | Canada Business

The opening of Russia’s first McDonald’s restaurant in Moscow 24 years ago was seen as a powerful symbol of the end of the Cold War, and the ascen...

McDonald's Accused Of Stealing Workers' Wages

CP | Candice Choi, The Associated Press | Posted 05.13.2014 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - McDonald's workers in three states filed lawsuits against the fast-food chain this week, saying the company engages in a variety of i...

WATCH: McDonald's Reveals How It Really Makes Those McNuggets

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 02.08.2014 | Canada Business

McDonald's Canada aired a Super Bowl commercial Sunday night that seeks to debunk the widespread belief that Chicken McNuggets are made from the infam...

Preschoolers Prefer Starbucks Over McDonald's

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.24.2014 | Canada Alberta

If you want your preschooler to eat his carrots, package them in a Starbucks wrapper. In a study conducted recently by the University of Calgary, a...

McDonald's Poutine Is Canada's Answer To The Winter Blues

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

As December truly gets going, McDonald's Canada has decided to give a gift to all Canadians — poutine will now be offered at every one of its locati...

On McDonald's, Electronics and Moderation...

Melissa Carr | Posted 08.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Melissa Carr

There we were, enjoying our salty fries and other deep fried goodness, when I noticed a family sitting close by. Mom on her iPhone, kid one on an iTouch (with headphones on) and kid two on an iTouch (also with headphones on). There they were, eating their food, playing their games and uttering not a single word to one another. I'd never seen anything like it. And I could feel a little judgement of my own rising within.

Public, Corporate Funded Education - Is this Good?

Larry Leach | Posted 12.27.2012 | Canada Alberta
Larry Leach

The Calgary Board of Education has recently opened the door to the naming of classrooms to corporate sponsorship. Naming of classrooms or programs leads to some very fundamental questions about public education and has many drawbacks. One of which is if you allow Coca Cola a five year deal on a school gym, why not another school sponsored by Pepsi? If they can sponsor a high school gym, how about a junior high? A middle school? An elementary?

Foodies: the Puddle of Mudd of the Culinary World

Danko Jones | Posted 12.26.2012 | Canada Music
Danko Jones

Much in the way Nirvana begat Puddle of Mudd, the top chefs of the food renaissance have brought with them a new sub-group of preening, self-important windbags. I'm referring, of course, to people who call themselves "foodies." "Foodies" are people who feel the need to distinguish themselves from the rest of us who eat food. It all just makes me crave a Big Mac combo.