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82 Links Re McDonald's Unionbusting, Racism, Disease Generation, Animal Agony Etc

McDonald's announced in May of 2015 its hamburgers will be juicier. Since the 'juice' in animal flesh is blood, is McDonald's saying its sandwiches will be bloodier\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\?
Animal Agony, Union Busting, Deforestation, Human Disease At McDonald's

82 Links On The Animal Agony, Unionbusting, Deforestation, Human Disease, Crime, Corruption, Environmental Desecration, Energy Waste, Litter Caused By McDonald's

350 McDonalds Have Closed Since January 550 More To Close This Year Why\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\?

Millennials Reject McD
 http://www.takepart.com/article/2013/03/26/millennials-reject-mcdonalds
McDonald's does not make the top 10 in millennials' restaurant chain selections
Hundreds of millions have moved away from animal flesh. McDonald's is one of many chains feeling the change.

900 McDonald's outlets close

 http://www.realfarmacy.com/mcdonalds-900-stores/

 link to www.takepart.com

 http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2015/04/23/18771454.php

139 McDonald's in Japan, 2nd biggest market, have closed because of a 1 million McNugget recall prompted by blue plastic bits in the McNuggets

 http://pix11.com/2015/01/16/nearly-1-million-mcnuggets-recalled/
 link to www.motherjones.com

McDonald's has been losing customers because of the explosion of vegans and vegetarians, the labor movement, the environmental movement, health conscious doctors etc.



LONGEST TRIAL IN BRITISH HISTORY

It has been 10 years since the European Court of Human Rights in 2005 fined British courts 57,000 pounds for denying free speech to Steel and Morris in London Greenpeace V McDonald's

Unionbusting, obesity, strokes, heart attacks, cancer, animal agony, deforestation, rainforest destruction, energy waste, crime, litter, employee burns, unusual ingredients continue to be associated with the Western wrold's biggest restaurant chain

Transcript of the longest trial in British history The judge ruled that McDonald's was guilty among other things of cruelty to animals

 http://www.mcspotlight.org/help.html

McDonald's leafleters declared not guilty after arrest
 http://www.animalliberationfront.com/ALFront/Actions-UK/UKProtestornotguilt.htm

McDonald's lawsuits, a tiny sliver of them
 http://www.law360.co...y\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\_articles/2652

McDonald's lawyers arrange a gag rule re many out of court settlements. Such gag rules are a violation of the 1st amendment which guarantees the freedom of an individual to speak.


"According to the McDonald's Corporation website (as of January 2015), McDonald's has, "retailers in more than 100 countries, with more than 36,000 restaurants serving approximately 69 million people every day." (Quote from above link) Since 2007 when MCDonald's was in 119 countries, it is in 19 fewer countries but still the biggest Western corporate restaurant chain and now serves 47 million rather than 69 million daily.  http://geography.about.com

LABOR LINKS

McDonald's Sues Seattle Challenging Its Right To Raise The Minimum Wage In Its City

 link to www.dailykos.com



The 14th Amendment, an anti slavery amendment, guarantees all persons equal protection under the law. McDonald's argues that corporations are legally people. http://boingboing.net/2015/03/09/mcdonalds-sues-to-block-seat.html

When Richard Nixon was president, Ray Kroc, McD founder, gave him 1 million dollars in exchange for Nixon's exempting fast food chains from minimum wage. Nixon did so, but was overridden by Congress.  http://ufcw.org  http://aflcio.org

Employee Burns At McDonald's..workers after seriously burned told to put mayonnaise or mustard on the burn

 link to www.dailykos.com

New York AG Forces McDonald's Franchise Owner to Pay Up for Violating Wage Laws
 link to www.truthdig.com

McDonald's advises execs on how much to tip their servants
 link to www.truthdig.com

McDonald's lays off 63 at its headquarters
 link to www.chicagotribune.com

McDonald's Canada threatened with boycott over use of temporary foreign workers
 link to www.cbc.ca
 link to www.huffingtonpost.ca

Judge Keeps Flsa Claims Against McDonald's Alive
Law360, New York (February 12, 2009) -- A federal judge has dealt a blow to McDonald's Corp. in its bid to dismiss federal overtime claims brought by a group of Missouri employees.

Over 100 McDonald's workers arrested protesting outside shareholder's meeting

 http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2014/05/22/3440384/arrests-mcdonalds-protests/


RACISM


McDonald's 125 outlets in Israel fire employees if they are found speaking Arabic
 http://www.inminds.com/boycott-mcdonalds.php'

 link to electronicintifada.net

McDonald's connection to AIPAC and former CEO Jack Greenberg
 http://vpm.org.my/bds/32-why-boycott-mcdonalds

Malaysians call for boycott of McDonald's because of its connection to Aipac
 https://globalvoicesonline.org/2014/08/15/how-the-boycott-mcdonalds-campaign-for-gaza-is-hurting-some-muslims-in-malaysia/

For many years McDonald's would not allow black franchisers to buy in predominantly white neighborhoods until Charles Griffis, a Los Angeles franchiser, with the help of the Haacp successfully sued.  http://naacp.org

McDonald's ignored filings re race-based firings, lawsuit says

 link to www.law360.com

McDonald's has had more marketing per capita in the African American commities. As 1 consequence, American blacks have a higher rates of strokes.

 http://www.mcdonalds.com/365black/en/home.html
/>  http://365black.com
 http://www.healthcommunities.com/stroke/risk-african-americans.shtml
 link to www.washingtonpost.com

COMMUNITY RELATIONS

McDonald's closing stores in Iceland

 link to www.nytimes.com

McDonald's to close hundreds of outlets in Japan

 link to www.dailyfinance.com

Russia closes 4 Moscow McDonald's... says the products are contaminated

 link to www.latimes.com

Some of many countries without McDonald's are

Barbados, Bermuda, Bolivia, Ghana, Iceland, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, Montenegro, N. Korea, Yemen, Zimbabwe  http://www.thedailymeal.com/10-countries-banned-mcdonalds-slideshow#10

Australians bring their fight to keep McDonald's away from their park to US headquarters link to www.progressillinois.com


In Queens, NY, the Korean community says McDonald's shows disrespect link to www.nytimes.com

McDonald's had had 70 legal complaints about hot coffee burns (2nd and 3rd degree)
before someone finally won.
 http://www.vanosteen...fee-lawsuit.htm
Many communities have banned McDonald's for a variety of reasons.

CHILDREN'S HEALTH

Children can contract leukemia from leukosis infected chickens.

Pathogens in children's play areas at McDonald's threaten child health  link to archive.azcentral.com

Child obesity is related to 'pester power' of McD advertising to children as parents cave in

CHILDREN'S SENSITIVITY

McDonald's ran an ad showing hamburgers growing in patches, not murdered in a slaughterhouse. The ad was an exhibit in the McLibel trial http://mcdonalds.wikia.com/wiki/The\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\_Hamburger\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\_Patch

PRICEGOUGIG

It took the competition of a Canadian chain offering 69 cent soda drinks before McDonald's recently cut its own cola prices from nearly $2. to $1.



COCA COLA

Coke has had an exclusive contract with Coke in many areas. Why has Coca Cola not exerted its power to make changes in McDonald's treatment of animals, workers, etc.

Coke itself like Pepsi has carcinogenic caramel color andbrain lesion causing aspartame (NutraSweet). We don't need food coloring in colas. In 2015, McDonald's has more aggressively been advertising Coke. "I'd like to teach the world to sing in perfect harmony" is an old Coke ad to the last lines of which McD has added an ad for its product. Do the shrieks of the slaughterhouse drown out the song harmony\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\?



TAXPAYERS SUBSIDIZE MCDONALD'S

Americans pay 153 billion a year to subsidize the lowpaid workers of McDonald's, WalMart and other unonbusting companies.

 link to portside.org

 https://www.minnpost.com/politics-policy/2014/03/how-taxpayers-subsidize-low-wage-workers

Your tax dollars have been stolen by the USDA and US Commerce Dept to promote McDonald's and KFC overseas
 http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2014/06/usda-dairy-checkoff-mcdonalds-taco-bell

The US Commerce Dept. has had programs in which the American taxpayer pays for summer jobs at McDonald's.


CONTAMINATED FOOD

A partial list of poisons in McDonald's animal flesh

Blood, trioxypurine, adrenalin, cholesterol, prions, fecal matter, colon bacteria, toxoplasmosis, trichinosis, insecticides, female hormones, mercury, arsenic, chromium, polychlorinated biphenols, no vitamin C, no natural bulk, Alzheimer's or senility, sterility, cancer, anthrax, lead, Mad Cow, Mad Pig, Mad Deer, impotence, flydung, smallpox, tularemia, Alzheimer's, alcoholism, addiction, clenbuterol, diabetes, biophages, irradiation, genetically modified foods given slaughter bound animals, medications like Benadryl, banned antibiotics and legal ones, caffeine, feather meal, isinglass from fish bladders put in beer

McDonald's Pink Slime  https://www.youtube.com/watch\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\?v=dCqKl4Q3hW4

What's in a chicken nugget  link to www.huffingtonpost.com

1 million McNuggets recalled in Japan. They contained blue plastic bits. See link above

19 Ingredients in McDonald's fries instead of just oil, salt and potatoes  http://www.takepart.com/video/2015/01/22/mcdonalds-french-fries  http://www.takepart.com/video/2015/01/22/mcdonalds-french-fries  link to www.care2.com

McDonald's preservatives are a form of enbalming

 link to www.huffingtonpost.com

California's AG sues McDonald's and other chains over carcinogenic substance known as acrylamid which forms in the process of cooking the fries
 http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\?storyId=4946345

McDonald's announced in 2015 its hamburgers would be juicier. Does that mean they will contain more blood \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\?

McNuggets contain skin, blood vessels, etc.

 link to www.natureworldnews.com

Doctors fight to ban fast food from hospitals

 link to www.takepart.com

Poisonous Ingredients In McD animal flesh

 https://nonviolence9.wordpress.com/blood-sweat-and-tears-toxic-poisons-in-animal-and-fish-flesh/

While Mr Easterbrook has made some of the produce more fresh in England, it is still substandard in the US.

ALL MCDONALD'S MEAT, FISH, EGGS, DAIRY, COLAS, FRIES ARE HARMFUL TO HEALTH

McDonald's has boatloads of monosodiumglutamate which has been called the Chinese Restaurant Headache Syndrome. The FDA allows MSG deceptively to be labeled 'natural flavor'.  http://foodtruthandlies.blogspot.com/2011/08/boat-loads-of-msg-in-mcdonalds-food-are.html

 http://msgtruth.org

McDonald's has GMO products  link to naturalsociety.com

McDonald's contains ingredients banned in Europe  link to naturalsociety.com

McDonald's McRibs are not ribs but several unpopular parts of the poor pig combined  link to naturalsociety.com

McDonald's "100\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\% oatmeal" has SIXTEEN ingredients  http://www.foodrenegade.com/mcdonalds-serves-up-real-food-not/

ALL Animal AND Fish Flesh, Eggs And Dairy Cause Disease

McDonald's has resisted fresh fruit juice, fresh vine products such as tomatoes, cucumbers, peas, beans, avocado, hummus, tofu, falafel nonanimal icecreams, vegan sandwiches since its inception.  http://pcrm.org  http://notmilk.com

The link is to Why I Don't Eat Meat by Owen Parrett, MD, author of Diseases of Food Animals  http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2013/06/510447.html

Blood Sweat Tears And Other Poisons in Animal Flesh

 https://nonviolence9.wordpress.com/blood-sweat-and-tears-toxic-poisons-in-animal-and-fish-flesh/

Hospitals giving mixed messages to patients as they put $ ahead of health

 link to naturalsociety.com

OBESITY

It is virtually universally known that McDonald's high calorie foods cause obesity. Dairy products are designed to produce a 1000 pound cow in 1 year. Isocaloric studies reveal in many studies that vegans weigh an average 23 pounds less than nonvegetarians and 11 pounds less than dairy vegetarians. The participants were given the same number of calories daily for 3 months.

Legal accountability for obesity

 http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/22/6/207.full

CRIME

Why Do Fast Food Outlets Have Higher Crime Rates\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\?  http://boston.indymedia.org/newswire/display/222596/index.php

In a San Ysidro California McDonald's, 21 were killed and 19 injured by a man.  link to www.crimetv.com

 link to en.wikipedia.org

Annie Besant, founder of the Theosophical Society, wrote that places involving murdered
animals attract violence. The San Ysidro California McDonald's massacre
 http://www.mcmurder.com

McDonald's ordered to pay 27 million to families of 2 teens who died after severely beaten in McD parking lot  link to bizbeatblog.dallasnews.com

McDonald's ordered to pay 6.1 million in stripsearch hoax  link to archive.firstcoastnews.com

Federal agent shot a man to death in McDonald's  link to www.dailymail.co.uk

CORRUPTION

There is corruption in state employee pension funds invested in McDonald's in violation of the public trust.

National Public Radio has 200 million dollars in McDonald's stock which holdings cancel any claim it might have to honest reporting.

ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, Clear Channel (now Iheart Radio), etc have each taken in tens of billions of dollars from McDonald's advertising. They have for years censored news which would harm corporate holdings.

Goose Gossage, former pitcher of the San Diego Padres, was suspended for saying publicly that McDonald's was poisoning the world with cheeseburgers.

McDonald's has an unethical relationship with its suppliers and has looked the other way in regards to heinous treatment of slaughterhouse bound animals.

McDonald's is more dovetailed with the meat industry than any other fast food chain and has ignored Americans' requests for a vegan sandwich. Burger King has a vegetarian veggieburger, Taco Bell a bean burrito, Chipotle more than 1 alternative. McDonald's is the dinosaur of fast food chains.

Wall Street has been a major partner in crime with McDonald's in conspiracy against the earth itself, the animals who live on it, the health of human beings, the rights of workers etc. When McDonald's stock falls, there have been secret infusions of cash, insider trading to keep the stock price artificially high.

McDoanld's unethical marketing to children has enraged millions of parents.

Les Moonves' CBS is an example of a network working McDonald's product placement into tv shows and including McDonald's press releases as touted news items.

Richard Berman's Center For Consumer Freedom is funded by McDonald's and other fast food chains, as well as other corporations involved in animal suffering. It slanders environment, animal rights, nutrition, labor and other activists working to expose the corporation's hidden history.  http://bermanexposed.org/center-for-consumer-freedom/

It was revealed in the course of the trial of McDonald's V London Greenpeace that McDoanld's had hired London policemen to do undercover informant work and to infiltrate London Greenpeace, whcih was at the time leafleting McDonald's customers.


ANIMAL AGONY

 http://mccruelty.com

Is McDonald's the world's biggest butcher of mammals\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\?


 http://www.meatout.org/

 http://www.meatrix.com/

 http://mercyforanimals.org/hatchery

It was not McDonald's but animal rights activists who discovered the brutish way animals at its supplier Cargill's were treated.

 link to articles.chicagotribune.com


Cargill, the largest private equity firm in the US (little public supervision) is one of
many slaughterhouse operations McDonald's employs.

ENVIRONMENT: DEFORESTATION, OCEAN ISLANDS OF PLASTIC, AIR POLLUTION, CLOGGED LANDFILLS, LITTER

A UN environmental panel was awarded the Nobel Prize for its work in proving that cattle ranching is more harmful to the environment than cars.

Eating meat is the biggest factor in global heating
 http://earthday.net/...rint/index.html

The litter McDonald's if it makes it to a trash bin rather than cluttering the countryside generates clogs landfills requiring further deforestation

It is not just the deforestation of cattle ranching but the the billions of trees cut for McDonald's napkins, the plastic islands swirling in the ocean which give McDonald's the world's worst environmental footprint.

McDonald's is UK's biggest litterer

 link to www.telegraph.co.uk
 link to www.treehugger.com

Both Prince Charles and his father Prince Philip have made public statements, the former
that McDonald's should be shut down, the latter that McDonald's was destroying the rainforest.

Air pollution by drive throughs in general.... McD average wait time per customer has gone from 2.5 to 3 minutes

 https://wordpress.com/read/post/id/70135762/15787/

US Senator Stafford of Vermont worked successfully to stop McDonald's use of Styrofoam

 http://www.nytimes.com/1987/08/06/business/mcdonald-s-containers.html


LIES

McDonald's ordered to pay 1 million for having put lard (sheep tallow) in their french fries
Lawsuit by Hindus and other vegetarians  http://vegsource.com

In 1987 the TX, CA, and NY attorneys general began another investigation of a
McDonald's ads maintaining the company lied about sodium levels, ingredients in milkshakes and alleged health of its animal flesh burgers.
 http://publichealthlawcenter.org/sites/def...nforce-2010.pdf

OTHER LAWSUITS


On April 30, Steve Inskeep of NPR reported that a Kuala Lumpur appeals court has
ruled McDonald's has no standing to prevent another restaurant from naming itself
McCurry. As millions of Scots have said, McDonald's doesn't own the prefix Mc

Annie Besant, founder of the Theosophical Society, wrote that places involving murdered
animals attract violence. The San Ysidro California McDonald's massacre
 http://www.mcmurder.com

Both Prince Charles and his father Prince Philip have made public statements, the former
that McDonald's should be shut down, the latter that McDonald's was destroying the rainforest.

Unconstitutional court gag orders which violate the 1st amendment prevent the public
from knowing the results of the tens of thousands\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\? of lawsuits against McDonald's
for food poisoning and many other situations.

National Public Radio was the recipient of 200 million dollars from Joan Kroc, Ray Kroc's
widow. Unfortunately several times a week the NPR staff work in product placement
ads for the chain. Marketplace, Morning Edition, All Things Considered etc. How can there
be unbiased coverage of news when such a financial incentive to promote a company is
involved\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\?

The fried head of an innocent chicken was in an order at a Hampton Roads Virginia McDonald's
 http://www.wvec.com/
 http://www.wvec.com/...hicken\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\_head.jpg

Cargill, the largest private equity firm in the US (little public supervision) is one of
many slaughterhouse operations McDonald's employs.

The Consumer Freedom group is funded by multinational corporations. Its CEO subsidizes
attacks on animal rights activists.  http://www.worldanimalnet.org/

McDonald's had had 70 legal complaints about hot coffee burns (2nd and 3rd degree)
before someone finally won.
 http://www.vanosteen...fee-lawsuit.htm

Is McDonald's the world's biggest butcher of mammals\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\?
 http://www.meatout.org/

 http://www.meatrix.com/

Hygiene: admittedly it's hard to make the serving of cadavers a clean business.
 http://www.walletpop.../tag/mcdonalds/

Animal flesh is the world's biggest cause of annual deaths, from heart disease, strokes,
food poisoning, many kinds of cancer, kidney breakdown (carnivores have 5 times our
kidney size per lb.
 http://www.pcrm.org/

ADDICTION


Animal flesh is an addiction
The trioxypurine or uric acid or preurine in animal muscle cells is more addictive than
caffein, dioxypurine (3 oxypurines to 2). You can break the chains which cause animal agony.
The link is to Why I Don't Eat Meat by Owen Parrett, MD, author of Diseases of Food Animals  http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2013/06/510447.html


MCDONALD'S FIGHTS CHANGE


While McDonald's has accommodated many different cultures with McFalafel in some Arab countries, no cow flesh in India, beer and veggieburgers in some German outlets it has never yet followed Burger King and several other fast food chains in offering a vegan burger
in the US. Unlike Taco Bell it has no bean burrito. It has no vegan icecreams or almond milk.  http://www.vegdining.com/

GLOBAL DAY OF ACTION AGAINST MCDONALD'S (SPANISH LANGUAGE)

Boca de Polen, 4-juni0-13
6 de junio, Día de Acción Global contra McDonald's
 link to www.bocadepolen.org

Asociación Lationoamericana de Educación Radiofónica, 6 -junio-13
México: Día de Acción Global contra McDonald's

La Jornada, 6-junio-2013
"Clausuran" McDonald's del Zócalo por violación a derechos laborales
 link to www.jornada.unam.mx

SDP Noticias, 6-junio-2013
"Clausuran McDonald's sucursal Zócalo
 link to www.sdpnoticias.com

El Diario de México, 6-junio-13
"Cierran" McDonald's en el centro
 link to www.diariodemexico.com.mx

24 horas. El diario sin límites, 6-junio-2013
McDonald's del Zócalo fue "cerrado" por violar derechos laborales
 link to www.24-horas.mx

Vanguardia, 6-junio-2013
McDonald's del Zócalo capitalino fue "cerrado" por violar derechos laborales
 link to www.vanguardia.com.mx

La Jornada, 7-06-2013
Clausura simbólica de McDonald's
 http://www.jornada.unam.mx/2013/06/07/politica/014n1pol



More links

 link to engforum.pravda.ru

. fast food chains unethically market to children
. fast food chains' advertising budgets shout down good nutrition
. fast food chains create litter
. fast food chains add to global heating
. fast food chains spread obesity
. fast food chains generate millions of food poisoning incidents

 http://happycow.net veg dining around world

 http://vegdining.com

 http://mccruelty.com

 http://mcmurder.com

 http://ivu.org tens of thousands of vegetarian and vegan recipes from different cultures

Books:
McLibel
Fast Food Nation
Movie:
Supersize Me
 http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0390521/
 http://www.meatrix.com/



Footnote from Wikipedia:

The original case (McLibel London Greenpeace v McDonald's) lasted ten years, making it the longest-running case in English history. McDonald's announced that it did not plan to collect the £40,000 that it was awarded by the courts. Following the decision, the European Court of Human Rights (Echr) ruled in Steel & Morris v United Kingdom that the pair had been denied a fair trial, in breach of Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights (right to a fair trial) and that their conduct should have been protected by Article 10 of the Convention, which protects the right to freedom of expression. The court awarded a judgment of £57,000 against the UK government.

 http://truthdig.com

 http://cagle.com

 http://www.foodfacts.info/blog/2007/09/mcdonalds-towel-water-milkshakes.html

homepage: homepage: http://mccruelty.com


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