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  1. advertising
    Megan Thee Stallion and Fast Food’s Ongoing Pursuit of Black Buy-inCan Hottie Sauce rise above the industry’s complicated past?
  2. chains
    Unlikely Public-Health Advocate McDonald’s Wants to Help America Get VaxxedIf free doughnuts couldn’t do it, maybe informative coffee cups can?
  3. mcdrama
    McDonald’s Is Suing Its Former CEOSteve Easterbrook allegedly lied and destroyed evidence about relationships with employees.
  4. encounters
    Living Through a Pandemic on an All-McNugget Diet“When restaurants are gone, you notice.”
  5. controversies
    A Police Officer Lied About Having ‘Pig’ Written on His Coffee CupNot to be confused with the police officer who actually did have ‘pig’ written on his coffee cup in November.
  6. the chain gang
    McDonald’s Fires CEO Over Relationship With EmployeeSteve Easterbrook is out after nearly five years at the helm of the fast-food giant.
  7. meat alternatives
    McDonald’s Is Finally Getting Into the Plant-Based Burger GameThe global chain will collaborate with Beyond Meat on a long-awaited veggie burger.
  8. chains
    The Threat of Violence Remains All Too Real for Fast-Food WorkersDo chains like McDonald’s and Burger King do enough to protect their employees?
  9. sad!
    Donald Trump Forced Another College Team to Eat Big Macs at the White HouseThis time to “celebrate” the North Dakota State University Bisons.
  10. sad!
    Pictures From Trump’s Fast-Food Feast, Ranked by Sadness“I thought it was a joke.”
  11. studies
    Is Sweetgreen Fast Food?A CDC report on adult Americans’ eating habits lumped the salad chain in with the likes of McDonald’s.
  12. breakfast wars
    McDonald’s Set to Unleash Breakfast Sandwiches With ‘3 Times the Meat’Start your day with some coffee and a cardiac arrest.
  13. sexual harassment
    Can Anyone Fix the Restaurant Industry’s Sexual-Abuse Problem?Yesterday’s nationwide McDonald’s strike was the latest reminder of a troubling epidemic.
  14. taste test
    Are Shake Shack’s New Chicken Nuggets Any Good?A very important taste test.
  15. the chain gang
    Students’ Fake McDonald’s Poster Goes Unnoticed for 51 DaysAccording to Jevh Maravilla, the poster was about bringing more Asian representation to his local restaurant, but it was also hilarious.
  16. the chain gang
    Fast-food Companies Move to Make Workers’ Lives Slightly Less MiserableThe practice effectively amounted to franchises “owning” their employees.
  17. health concerns
    McDonald’s Takes Salad Off the Menu in 14 StatesMore than 100 people across the Midwest have been infected by cyclospora, an intestinal parasite.
  18. the chain gang
    McDonald’s Makes Cold Brew Now, and It Sounds DisgustingGuar gum, tripotassium citrate, and cold-brew extract, anyone?
  19. beefs
    This Breathtaking Burger Rant Is a Rallying Cry for All the Cheese-Haters“A hamburger does not have cheese. A hamburger with cheese is called a ‘cheeseburger.’”
  20. the chain gang
    Workers in 9 Cities File Sexual-Harassment Complaints Against McDonald’sReported incidents were allegedly ignored, mocked, or worse.
  21. the chain gang
    Fast Food Just Keeps Getting CheaperMcDonald’s, Taco Bell, Wendy’s, and Dunkin’ Donuts have all rolled out new dollar menus in the last four months.
  22. the chain gang
    Get Ready, NYC: McDonald’s ‘Fresh’ Beef Is HereThe reviews are so-so!
  23. the chain gang
    Internet Wants to Believe McDonald’s Is Converting Play Areas Into Pot LoungesA tremendous sounding — and sadly fake — story has gone viral.
  24. the chain gang
    Workers Say McDonald’s Is Breaking Its Minimum-Wage PledgeCritics say that the chain’s vow to pay $1 above minimum wage was nothing more than a publicity stunt.
  25. the chain gang
    Get Ready for McWagyuMcDonald’s unleashes a (slightly) fancy new burger in Australia.
  26. the chain gang
    McDonald’s Will Finally Make the Big Switch to Fresh BeefThe chain is racing to keep up with changing tastes.
  27. the chain gang
    It’s Time to Remember That Fast-Food Companies Are the WorstFast-food chains are winning the food culture wars, but we shouldn’t lose sight of how destructive they can truly be.
  28. the chain gang
    McDonald’s Will Remove Cheeseburgers From Its Happy MealsThe idea is to make the meals ever-so-slightly less unhealthy.
  29. the chain gang
    No, McDonald’s French Fries Will Not Cure Your BaldnessOne weird ingredient has an unexpected use — in mice.
  30. the chain gang
    Burger King Launched Its Quarter Pounder Knockoff in an Ad About Death“Long live the new Double Quarter Pound King.”
  31. the chain gang
    McDonald’s Says All Its Packaging Will Be Recyclable by 2025Also, it’s aiming to put recycling bins in every store.
  32. the feeding tube
    You Can’t Unsee Colbert Mocking Trump’s Bedtime-Burger ObsessionIt involves licking Special Sauce alone in his White House bedroom.
  33. the chain gang
    McDonald’s New McVegan Sandwich Is a Big HitThe burger’s availability is expanding in northern Europe, where reviews have been “overwhelmingly positive.”
  34. the donald trump diet
    Trump’s Fast-food Diet Gets Even More UnsettlingHe reportedly downs multiple Big Macs, Filets-O-Fish, and a chocolate shake in one meal.
  35. the chain gang
    McDonald’s Seems Shocked That People Actually Want to Eat Its Chicken TendersThe mega-chain needs to resupply its successful new menu item.
  36. the chain gang
    Even McDonald’s Is Testing a Vegan BurgerBut you’ll have to go to Finland to get it.
  37. the chain gang
    Bronx McDonald’s Manager Ran Thriving Cocaine Side Business From Store’s CounterNYPD called it “so blatant, it would be comical” if it weren’t a serious narcotics crime.
  38. the chain gang
    Why the Internet Is Obsessed With McDonald’s Szechuan SauceRick and Morty got people obsessed with a dip nobody cared about 20 years ago.
  39. the chain gang
    McDonald’s Might Try to Sell Amazon Its Old Headquarters Outside of ChicagoThe 80-acre complex with hiking paths and Hamburger University is empty starting in 2018.
  40. the chain gang
    McDonald’s Adds Watered-down Juice Boxes to Make Happy Meals HealthierIt’s swapping 100 percent juice for an “organic” option that’s half water.
  41. the chain gang
    Workers Claim McDonald’s Made Them Under-Fill French-Fry OrdersThe chain calls the allegation “fictional” since stores follow “strict operational procedures.”
  42. Two McDonald’s Stores Still Sold McPizza — Until McD’s HQ Forced Them to StopOne holdout franchisee had been keeping the odd menu item alive for decades.
  43. minimum wage
    Missouri Just Killed the $10 Wage That St. Louis Was Already Paying Its WorkersSome 30,000 minimum-wage earners are now back to making $7.70 an hour.
  44. the chain gang
    McDonald’s Finally Gets Serious About Serving Antibiotics-Free BeefAmerica’s biggest beef purchaser wants to remove human meds from its meat supplies.
  45. the chain gang
    McDonald’s Store Gives Workers Exactly 3 Minutes Off to ‘Enjoy’ the Eclipse“We will stop taking orders between the time of 1:17 PM thru 1:20 PM.”
  46. the chain gang
    Malcolm Gladwell Takes Surprising Stance Against McDonald’s French FriesThe noted contrarian claims they’ve tasted “like cardboard” since 1990, the year they lost their beef tallow.
  47. the chain gang
    Washington Post Critic Warns McDonald’s Sriracha-Kale Burger Is a ‘Cry for Help’“The fast-food equivalent of watching your Dad sport rompers and pledge his undying love for Drake.”
  48. the chain gang
    Twitter Suspends Fake McDonald’s Account That Conned People for 9 MonthsIt even fooled @McDonaldsCorp — until it started tweeting about suicide.
  49. the chain gang
    McDonald’s Teases the Real Return of Its Szechuan SaucePeople are losing it!
  50. pretty crappy
    There Could Be Poop Bacteria in Your Fast-food DrinkA BBC study found fecal coliforms in ice at U.K. locations of McDonald’s, KFC, and Burger King.
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