McDonald’s New Zealand today announced that after 15 years, it will be launching a pilot to bring back the Kiwi legend, Georgie Pie.
Lamb has lost the battle for favoured Kiwi icon at the golden arches. April saw the end of the lamburger from McDonald’s standard menus around the country, but today’s announcement from McDonald’s that Georgie Pie is being relaunched has been expected.
Fast food chain operator, McDonald’s has been fined US$1.6 million for targeting advertising at children “not yet mature enough to make reasoned decisions”, by a Brazilian court. The charge was brought by consumer advocacy, Procon which cited, amongst other abuses, the toys McDonald’s gives away to attract children.
If food’s intrinsic qualities reflect its influence on human biology, eating McDonald’s hamburgers could be the perfect answer to ageing without wrinkles. A burger stored in a domestic cupboard for the past 14 years has just emerged in Utah looking much as it did the day it was filed away.
Our children should be made aware that there are different types of happy meals – and some are better food choices. If parents, educators and the food industry start putting more emphasis on animal welfare, our children will carry that message through into their future consumer behaviour.
An Adelaide woman is suing McDonald’s after she was burned by a takeaway coffee.
RSPCA UK has announced McDonald’s will switch to 100% British Freedom Food labelled pork – across its entire UK menu.
It is not the sudden impact of horse in hamburger meat, but McDonald’s worldwide is branching out beyond its classic meat patty and soft bun in a quest to increase its business. In Australia its commercial innovation has seen the company becoming embroiled in the milk wars currently raging across the Tasman, selling cheap milk to go from its outlets, while in France a new camembert burger is changing the face of the golden arches.
McDonald’s has announced that from this year all its US restaurant operations will offer only Marine Stewardship Council certified seafood.
What should have been a chance for the British to show off their particular culinary character to the world during last year’s London Olympic games has been a fizzer, with American fast food brands booming while traditional fish and chips has lost ground, and pubs sold less beer, the beverage of Britain.
The US chain, McDonald’s has said it will list calorie information in its outlets from the beginning of 2013. The decision has been made in an environment of impending regulation by US health authorities over the declaration of calories on all fast food menus.
Burger King has launched a lamb-burger, although not in imitation of Mike Moore’s eighties brainwave to put lamb into the mainstream, but to open up higher value markets in the United Kingdom where lamb is an acknowledged premium meat.