Tag: McDonald’s

Food News: McDonald’s Opening Vegetarian-Only Locations

by in Food News, September 6, 2012

McDonald’s is opening two vegetarian-only locations in India. Would you eat vegetarian fast food from this chain?

Food News: McDonald’s Giving Out Apples on Halloween

by in Food News, Halloween, October 27, 2011

It’s common for stores and restaurants to hand out treats on Halloween, but a few McDonald’s locations won’t be handing out candy this year. A handful of McDonald’s locations in Southern California are doling out apples. That’s right –  trick-or-treaters under 12 years old will receive a free bag of apple slices. The campaign isRead more

Food News: McDonald’s Makes Changes to the Happy Meal

by in Dining Out, Food News, July 28, 2011

Are McDonald’s Happy Meals getting healthier? The fast food chain is making changes to the items in its kids’ meal as part of a long-term menu evolution. But are their changes enough?

Taste Test: Fast Food Oatmeal

by in Dining Out, Taste Test, April 5, 2011

Oatmeal is the latest healthy food to hit fast food joints around the nation. We tested the most popular offerings see how your favorite stacked up. Is choosing oatmeal as a quick and easy breakfast really your best bet?

Healthy Debate: Should Happy Meal Toys Be Banned?

by in Food News, November 1, 2010

Whoever came up with the marketing for Happy Meals toys is a genius. Kids are drawn to popular characters and love their trinkets ( more than the food). But with this type of marketing comes a price—especially when you’re talking about high fat and calorie-laden food during a time where tremendous efforts are being put forth to diminish the incidence of childhood obesity.

Reading List: Beef Recall Alert, Bio-Alfalfa Ban Lifted and Happy Meals Without Toys

by in Food News, June 25, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: The link between depression and obesity, another beef recall and CSPI threatens to sue the golden arches over Happy Meal toys

In the News: Eat Your Weeds, Beef Recall, No Grilled Veggie Love & More

by in Food News, May 29, 2009

In this week’s round up: Weeds for dinner, Obama’s new food safety website, the most popular (and unpopular) grilled foods, beef recalls and McDonald’s egg-cellent decision.

Order This, Not That: McDonald’s

by in Dining Out, February 26, 2009

McDonald’s has been talking up their healthier menu items, but what do the nutrition facts have to say? Here’s what to order — and what to stay away from — next time you stop at the “golden arches.”