China sentenced two members of a banned religious cult to death on Saturday for the murder of a woman at a McDonald`s restaurant after she refused an apparent attempt by the group to recruitment her, state media said.
China put on trial five members of a banned religious group on Thursday for the murder of a woman who was beaten to death at a McDonald`s after police say she refused to give them her telephone number when the group apparently tried to recruit her.
Regulators in Shanghai have found that scandal-hit China-based food supplier forged production dates on some of its products and sold them after their expiry, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.
The only two McDonald`s restaurants in the US that were serving food prepared according to Islamic law have stopped several weeks after a settlement over a lawsuit that alleged the items weren`t consistently halal.
McDonald`s and one of its franchise owners has agreed to pay 700,000 dollars following allegations that a restaurant had falsely advertised that its food is being prepared according to the Islamic dietary law.
Large brands like Coca-Cola, McDonald’s and Cadbury’s have been provided with an unrivaled platform to promote unhealthy and junk food to children at the London Olympics, according to a report titled The Obesity Games.
A Washington-based consumer advocacy group threatened to file a lawsuit against McDonald`s Wednesday, charging that the fast food chain `unfairly and deceptively` markets toys to children through its Happy Meals.
McDonald`s Corp (MCD.N) Chief Operating Officer Ralph Alvarez, who was widely believed to be in line for the fast-food chain`s top job, will retire on December 31 due to health reasons, the company said on Tuesday.