Daily News All News  |  Subscribe  
Restaurant and Foodservice News
RSS
News |  Newsletters  |  Articles |  Blogs | Video |  TV |  QSR News  |  Casual Dining News  |  Onsite News  |  Chef News

McDonald's in Hospitals Targeted by Group Seeking Fast Food End




Copyright: Bloomberg / BusinessWeek

April 12, 2012



The Cleveland Clinic in Ohio doesn’t hire smokers, banned trans fats from the food it serves and took sugary soft drinks out of vending machines as part of an effort to emphasize the health in health care. McDonald’s Corp. (MCD) (MCD) may be going next. Corporate Accountability International chided 20 health- care facilities, including the Cleveland Clinic and seven children’s hospitals, for having the fast-food chain on their sites. The consumer group urged the hospitals in a letter yesterday to end their contracts with McDonald’s and “stop fostering a food environment that promotes harm, not health.”...


Read More (opens new link to source)  |   All News



Note: The story above links to an external site and was free from registration requirements at the time it was selected. Because Foodservice.com has no control over information outside of our site, the availability and status is subject to change.




Thoughts and Comments?  Post as a member of Foodservice.com or Facebook below
Note that you must be registered to leave comments. Register or Sign in.




Top Stories
1. Restaurant's Toxic Tea Leaves Woman in Critical Condition
2. McDonald's Growth Stall Predicts Deadly Results
3. A brief history of Gordon Ramsay's epicurean empire
4. What Makes a Chef a Chef?
5. Why McDonald’s rebranding won’t work and how it screwed up with Chipotle
6. Decapitated snake kills chef
7. 8 ways to ruin your night at a restaurant (and everyone else's)
8. Fast Food Companies Just Lost A Really Big Fight In California
9. USDA Standards Driving Up School Lunch Prices
10. Restaurant Realizes Maybe It Shouldn’t Force Servers To Pay Credit Card Fees Out Of Tips

Recent News
So You Have a Successful Restaurant. Now What?
Is it a Lab or a Restaurant? With its Crazy Dishes, Chicago's Moto is Actually Both
Beware The 'Waitmare,' And Other Restaurant Frights
The Top 25 Restaurant Trends of 2014
Courting Tim Hortons, Burger King Has Plans for a Fast-Food Empire
Decapitated snake kills chef
Millennials' Inability To Commit To Monogamous Fast Food Relationships Is Hurting McDonald's
Yelpers Defend Restaurant in Wake of Bacon Backlash
Vermont diner takes down bacon sign after it offends Muslim residents
The True Story Of How McDonald's Conquered France




More like this:

Flash flood rips through cafeteria in crazy 'disaster flick' footage

University of Alaska presents new $28 million dining hall

Why do hospitals serve free food? (New Zealand)

Panera vs. Chipotle: A tale of two restaurants

Hospital food, redefined

Applebee's May Be Asking You to Put Your Phone Away

College and University Foodservice Innovators: Vanderbilt University

Bad hospital food is not just a problem for patients - it affects staff too

University students working to compost dining hall waste

Government must investigate Sodexo racism claims, says Labour

Other Topics:

Business & Financial  (1821)

Chefs and Cooking  (1916)

Customer Service  (97)

Design  (22)

Equipment & Supplies  (27)

Food Cost Management  (64)

Food Safety  (214)

HR and Recruiting  (49)

Human Interest  (919)

Interviews  (6)

Legal  (269)

Marketing - Products  (207)

Marketing - Restaurant  (451)

Menu Development  (196)

Nutrition  (1008)

Restaurant Management  (87)

Restaurant Spotlight  (87)

Sanitation  (27)

Startup  (22)

Technology  (145)

Trends  (114)

 




Copyright © 1996-2013 Foodservice.com ®. All Rights Reserved.