Maryland McDonald’s worker Mirlande Wilson claims she has one of three winning tickets for the record $656 million jackpot in the Mega Millions lottery this weekend. Mirlande Wilson was part of a workplace pool with 15 co-workers at a Millford Mill McDonald’s but she claims the winning lottery ticket was not one of the pool’s tickets and is refusing to share the $218 million share of the Mega Millions prize. Mirlande Wilson’s co-workers are angry and say that she should split the winnings with her as they had given her more money to buy extra Mega Millions tickets, but Wilson is sticking to her story. Mega Millions officials have cast doubt on whether Wilson is…
For years, KFC has been bringing us innovations such as the Famous Bowl and the Double Down burger. McDonald’s has not been slacking. It is about to combine two great American concepts in one package. Welcome to the McDonald’s Channel. In the age of Tivo and Hulu, a captive audience is more precious to advertisers than ever. But what would the McDonald’s Channel really show if it were being honest? ENGLISH:
Subway is now the world’s largest fast food chain, with more locations than McDonalds. The company prides itself on its relatively healthy menu, with spokesman Jared Fogle reportedly having last 245 pounds while on the “Subway diet.” Unlike many restaurants, Subway is a private company with low franchise costs, though it finds other ways to make money by nickel-and-diming franchisees. McDonald’s remains the world’s No. 1 franchise based on sales.
This Valentine’s Day, Hong Kong held its first ‘McWedding’, providing a more affordable alternative to couples. At only US$1,282 a pop, it includes invitations, rings and decorations. In addition to choice of Mickey D’s finest fare, the service also includes a wedding cake made of apple pies. But when obesity is on the rise worldwide, beginning one’s wedded life in the shadow of the Golden Arches may not be such a wise idea. McDonald’s has been offering wedding ceremonies around the world since 2002. More animated news in McDonald’s and obesity here: http://www.nma.tv/michelle-obama-fights-obesity-america/
First Lady Michelle Obama’s anti-obesity campaign, Let’s Move, is one year old this week. She has already convinced Walmart to lower prices on fruit and vegetables and is in talks with the National Restaurant Association to downsize portions. But the real problem is corn subsidies, which make it cheaper to produce everything from beef to Coca Cola. Can Michelle Obama kill this sacred cow? According to a recent study in The Lancet, the world is getting fatter and America is leading the way by exporting its bad eating habits to the rest of the world. Global obesity has doubled since 1980. Guest starring Rem Bonifacio as Walmart Executive.
Tunisia has a new government following the recent overthrow of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali by crowds of angry mobs. The protests, sparked by the tragic suicide of a desperate young graduate, spread quickly via social media to become a focal point for national frustrations. The flames were fanned by years of resentment at the huge £3.5 billion fortune amassed by the Ben Ali family, who were nicknamed the mafia. That anger increased after details of the Ben Ali’s daughter’s opulent lifestyle were revealed by Wikileaks. Ben Ali took refuge in Saudi Arabia. His wife is reportedly in Dubai after allegedly pilfering the national gold reserves, while his daughters are holed up in Disneyland….