Actors dressed as The Simpsons television characters display the world's largest doughnut at the launch of 'The Simpsons Movie' DVD in Sydney, in December 2007. It took 40 people and over 80,000 pink icing topped doughnuts weighing 3.5 tonnes to construct the 18-foot-wide donut, which was later distributed to homeless people.
The toxic metal cadmium has been detected in the paint on Shrek-themed drinking glasses being sold McDonald's in the United States, forcing the company to recall 12 million of the collectibles.
Environmental impulses fall to economic reasoning in McDonalds' decision not to use organic eggs.
By finding new markets for vegetables that require little water, a handful of Jordanian farmers are proving that agriculture can prosper in a dry land.
After fights over burqas and Muslim-rights and France's national identity, French politicians are taking on the burger. Because it's a symbol of American imperialism? Mais non! A French fast-food chain is dishing up a pork-free halal sandwich.
At the athletes' village in Whistler, the world's best athletes make a bee-line for MacDonald's.
Suburbs, not inner cities, are home to the largest and fastest-growing poor population in the US. Unfortunately, they don't often have the services to help.
Ex-McDonald's executive aims to bring corporate savvy to Italy's financially troubled museums and monuments.