McDonald’s UK Happy Meals Will Be Plastic Toy Free

Good News Notes: “This is exciting news and I wish all fast-food restaurants would follow suit! My toddler loves to get a kids meal especially when a little toy comes with the meal. She normally plays with the item while we are at the restaurant then once we are home she shows no interest in…

Healthy Plate, Healthy Planet

Good News Notes: “Frank Hu and Kentucky Fried Chicken arrived in Beijing around the same time. Hu, a recent graduate of Tongji Medical University, in Wuhan, had never seen a restaurant like it. Three-floored, gleaming, and distinctly Western in atmosphere, KFC proved irresistible to a country unfamiliar with the greasy efficiency of American fast food….

McDonald’s and Starbucks are developing ‘smart’ reusable to-go cups

Good News Notes: “In the future, when you order a coffee at McDonald’s or Starbucks, it could be served in the same cup you used a few months earlier. That’s the vision behind pilot programs launching this week that will introduce two types of “smart” reusable cups in independent coffee shops in San Francisco and…

Worker rescued after becoming stuck on McDonald’s sign

Good News Notes: “Emergency crews rescued a worker who was trapped on top of a high-rise McDonald’s sign near the Interstate 75 exit to Middletown.” “Firefighters were dispatched at 2:19 p.m. Wednesday to the McDonald’s on Commerce Drive after receiving reports that a man working on the sign was stuck on top of it.” “While…

Untied shoe leads family to help child who showed kindness

 Good News Notes: “ A simple act of kindness at a McDonald’s in Spring Hill, Florida ignited a chain reaction of giving Friday night. A little boy wearing worn-out, taped-up shoes now has a brand new pair, and much more, thanks to the kindness of strangers.” “Allie couldn’t help but notice Jesus’ shoes.  ‘I feel like…