MCDONALD - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MCDONALD News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) McDonald’s invites questions about its food http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58516986-79/mcdonald-questions-beef-campaign.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58516986-79/mcdonald-questions-beef-campaign.html.csp">McDonald’s invites questions about its food</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CANDICE CHOI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-13T13:11:41.195-06:00">Updated Oct 13, 2014 01:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • McDonald’s wants to explain why its burgers may not rot and that there are no worms in its beef. The world’s biggest hamburger chain is confronting unappetizing questions as part of a U.S. campaign to beat back perceptions that it serves Frankenfood. The company has run similar campaigns in Canada and Australia and said Monday it’s bringing the effort to its flagship market. The push comes as McDonald’s fights to boost its performance in the U.S., where sales slid 1.5 percent at estab...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585169862014-10-13T13:11:41.195-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-13T13:11:41.195-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58516986@www.sltrib.com Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:11:41 MDT Burger King drops nugget prices to 15 cents each http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58492487-79/burger-king-customers-cents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58492487-79/burger-king-customers-cents.html.csp">Burger King drops nugget prices to 15 cents each</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Leslie Patton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-06T09:35:02.673-06:00">Updated Oct 6, 2014 09:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Burger King Worldwide is lowering its chicken nugget prices to 15 cents each as fast-food chains compete to lure budget-minded customers. A 10-piece chicken nugget order will cost $1.49 beginning Monday for a limited time in the U.S., the company said in a statement. Miami-based Burger King regularly sold the nuggets for $2.99. Fast-food restaurants are trying to draw cash-strapped Americans with new and discounted fare as younger diners increasingly flock to fast-casual chains such as...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58492487@www.sltrib.com Mon, 06 Oct 2014 09:35:02 MDT McDonald’s tries chorizo-style chicken burritos http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58459756-79/mcdonald-pork-burritos-chicken.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58459756-79/mcdonald-pork-burritos-chicken.html.csp">McDonald’s tries chorizo-style chicken burritos</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Leslie Patton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-26T16:01:02.923-06:00">Updated Sep 26, 2014 04:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • McDonald’s is trying to appeal to fans of chorizo sausage with a new burrito. There’s one catch: It’s made from chicken. About 2,000 McDonald’s restaurants in Texas, Hawaii and the Midwest started selling chorizo breakfast burritos last month, said Terri Hickey, a spokeswoman for the Oak Brook, Ill.-based company. The wraps are made with dark-meat chicken, instead of the traditional pork, and include scrambled eggs, roma tomatoes, green chilies, onions and white cheddar cheese. The chi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58459756@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:01:02 MDT Riverton takes step to expand loan-business restrictions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58457284-78/loan-businesses-restrictions-riverton.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58457284-78/loan-businesses-restrictions-riverton.html.csp">Riverton takes step to expand loan-business restrictions</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mallory Jesperson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T22:43:22.195-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 10:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Riverton • Four years ago, city leaders placed restrictions on payday loan companies, limiting them to specified commercial zones and capping their number at one per 10,000 residents. But at the time they excluded title-loan companies, which allow people to borrow cash by putting up their vehicle titles as collateral. Now city leaders are beginning to acknowledge that was a mistake. The city Planning Commission on Thursday voted 6-1 to recommend an ordinance amendment imposing the same restrict...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58457284@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 22:43:22 MDT Police visited 49er McDonald’s home before arrest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58432908-77/police-jose-mcdonald-san.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58432908-77/police-jose-mcdonald-san.html.csp">Police visited 49er McDonald’s home before arrest</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T23:29:57.003-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 11:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Jose, Calif. • Police say they responded to an argument at 49ers lineman Ray McDonald’s home in San Jose three months before his arrest there on suspicion of domestic violence. According to a police report released Thursday, an engaged couple got into an argument at the home on May 25 during which the woman grabbed the man’s gun and held it at her side. Police do not identify the couple by name. McDonald is known to live at the address with his fiancee. The report says the woman did not make...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584329082014-09-19T23:29:57.003-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T23:29:57.003-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58432908@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:29:57 MDT NFL: McDonald puts punctuation mark on Rams’ first win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58428741-77/mcdonald-field-goal-hayes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58428741-77/mcdonald-field-goal-hayes.html.csp">NFL: McDonald puts punctuation mark on Rams’ first win</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By R.B. FALLSTROM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T23:09:22.527-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 11:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Louis • T.J. McDonald remembers Mike Evans moaning on the turf after the game-ending hit in the St. Louis Rams’ first victory of the season. The second-year safety also will remember it as the biggest play on an unforgettable day. Besides making the play that led to a 10-second runoff that cleared the clock and prevented a winning field-goal attempt in a 19-17 victory at Tampa Bay on Sunday, McDonald blocked a field goal and punt. He is the first Rams player to do that since 1979, and he als...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584287412014-09-18T23:09:22.527-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T23:09:22.527-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The Panthers and 49ers both say they are following the NFL’s lead, waiting for the legal process to run its course. Neither team has provided details of its investigations. The cases have similarities to that of Ray Rice, who was released ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583996812014-09-10T22:32:58.351-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T22:32:58.351-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58399681@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:32:58 MDT New V.A. chief: Veterans agency too complicated http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58390670-68/veterans-mcdonald-care-report.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58390670-68/veterans-mcdonald-care-report.html.csp">New V.A. chief: Veterans agency too complicated</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW DALY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T19:44:02.268-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 07:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Veterans Affairs Department with its 14 different password-protected websites is too complicated for most veterans to navigate, new Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said Monday as he promised to make it easier for veterans to get disability benefits, health care, job training and other services. The VA must “put veterans at the center of everything we do,” he said. McDonald took over the agency in late July after former VA Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned amid a polit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583906702014-09-08T19:44:02.268-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T19:44:02.268-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58390670@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:44:02 MDT Rampell: Congress is to blame for this whopper of a problem http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378285-82/tax-mcdonald-firms-companies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58378285-82/tax-mcdonald-firms-companies.html.csp">Rampell: Congress is to blame for this whopper of a problem</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Rampell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T11:30:12.417-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 11:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Customers can be so demanding. First they criticized fast-food joints over nutritional content. Now they’re getting picky about tax and labor practices. In recent weeks, consumers and commentators have savaged Burger King over its plan to merge with Tim Hortons, a move that appears at least partly motivated by tax avoidance. And on Thursday, Burger King, McDonald’s and other quick-service restaurants were the targets of strikes and civil disobedience in 150 cities across the United Sta...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58378285@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 11:30:12 MDT Fast-food protesters cuffed at higher-pay rallies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373618-79/protests-mcdonald-organizers-hour.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58373618-79/protests-mcdonald-organizers-hour.html.csp">Fast-food protesters cuffed at higher-pay rallies</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSEPH PISANI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T14:21:24.045-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 02:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Police handcuffed dozens of protesters in cities around the country on Thursday as they blocked traffic in the latest attempt to escalate their efforts to get McDonald’s, Burger King and other fast-food companies to pay their employees at least $15 an hour. The protests, which were planned by labor organizers for about 150 cities nationwide throughout Thursday, are part of a campaign called “Fight for $15.” Since the protests began in late 2012, organizers have switched up their tacti...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583736182014-09-04T14:21:24.045-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T14:21:24.045-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58373618@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:21:24 MDT Behind Big Macs, a drama over corporate control http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58369103-79/franchisees-companies-mcdonald-california.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58369103-79/franchisees-companies-mcdonald-california.html.csp">Behind Big Macs, a drama over corporate control</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CANDICE CHOI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T13:45:02.996-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 01:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Behind those Big Macs and Whoppers is a hidden drama over corporate control. The fast-food industry is underpinned by an often tense relationship between companies like McDonald’s and Burger King and the franchisees who run their restaurants. Few customers think about this when scarfing down burgers. Around the country, union organizers are pushing to make McDonald’s take responsibility for how workers are treated at its franchised restaurants. And in California, a bill could soon giv...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583691032014-09-03T13:45:02.996-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-03T13:45:02.996-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58369103@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 13:45:02 MDT McDonald’s boosts oversight of Chinese suppliers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58365720-79/mcdonald-safety-meat-report.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58365720-79/mcdonald-safety-meat-report.html.csp">McDonald’s boosts oversight of Chinese suppliers</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T16:08:01.957-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 04:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • McDonald’s said it will monitor its suppliers in China more closely after a food-safety scandal in the country hurt the hamburger chain’s sales and reputation. The company said Tuesday it plans to increase audits and video monitoring at its suppliers and send more employees to meat production facilities to ensure its food is prepared safely. It also named a new food safety officer and created a hotline where employees can report poor food safety practices. The changes come after a TV ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583657202014-09-02T16:08:01.957-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T16:08:01.957-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58365720@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:08:01 MDT 49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58358671-77/mcdonald-san-domestic-violence.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58358671-77/mcdonald-san-domestic-violence.html.csp">49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T17:16:22.022-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 05:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Jose, Calif. • Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges. San Jose police Sgt. Heather Randol says the 29-year-old defensive end was taken into custody early Sunday after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood. McDonald was jailed on felony domestic violence charges. Santa Clara County sheriff’s Sgt. Kurt Stenderup says McDonald was released after posting bail. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58358671@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:16:22 MDT McDonald’s appoints new U.S. president — again http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58325226-79/mcdonald-president-andres-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58325226-79/mcdonald-president-andres-company.html.csp">McDonald’s appoints new U.S. president — again</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CANDICE CHOI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T09:12:02.034-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 09:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • McDonald’s named a new president for its struggling U.S. division on Friday, marking the second change in the high-profile spot in less than two years. The world’s biggest hamburger chain says it’s bringing back a longtime McDonald’s executive, Mike Andres, to fill the role effective Oct. 15. Andres replaces Jeff Stratton, who is retiring. Stratton, 58, took over in late 2012 and replaced Jan Fields. That shakeup was made shortly after McDonald’s Corp. reported its first monthly sales...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583252262014-08-22T09:12:02.034-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T09:12:02.034-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58325226@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:12:02 MDT Report: Russia conducts checks at McDonald’s http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58321948-79/moscow-checks-restaurants-russia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58321948-79/moscow-checks-restaurants-russia.html.csp">Report: Russia conducts checks at McDonald’s</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T11:30:01.996-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • Russian news agencies reported Thursday that the country’s food safety agency will conduct checks on McDonald’s restaurants in the Urals following food safety complaints, a day after four branches of the chain were shuttered in Moscow. Natalya Lukyantseva, an official in the Sverdlovsk regional office of the agency, told RIA Novosti and Interfax that unplanned checks were being carried out in a number of restaurants after residents voiced safety concerns. The inspections come one day af...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583219482014-08-21T11:30:01.996-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T11:30:01.996-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58321948@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:30:01 MDT