Food & Nutrition

Chipotle, McDonald’s, and Starbucks Just Earned Top Honors for COVID-19 Safety Measures

The best fast-food chains offer hand sanitizer, contactless payment, and other COVID-19 safety precautions. Remembering fast food in a pre-COVID-19 world feels like imagining an alternate universe—one where no one stands six feet apart, where face masks are primarily used in hospitals and, of course, you can eat in the restaurant. But right now, we […]

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McDonald’s Workers Go After Company For Failing To Protect Them During Coronavirus

McDonald’s workers filed a lawsuit in Chicago, took legal actions in California and are planning strikes nationwide, all in response to the company’s alleged failure to protect workers amid the coronavirus pandemic.  In a class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday in Cook County, Illinois, five McDonald’s workers claim the company’s response to the pandemic has been “plainly […]

Food & Nutrition

The Truth Behind 11 Popular McDonald’s Rumors

McDonald’s shakes contain no dairy stevanovicigor/Getty Images False. For believers of this rumor, the name said it all. Why would McDonald’s call them “shakes,” not “milkshakes”—unless it legally couldn’t, because they contained no actual milk? With that a foregone conclusion, people started making wild guesses about what was actually in them, from chicken feathers to Styrofoam. But […]