Meat scare bad news for McDonald's

  • 1999-09-09
  • By Paul Beckman
VILNIUS - A shipment of 1.5 tons of tainted Polish poultry headed for McDonald's in Vilnius was intercepted by the State Veterinary Agency last week.Though the salmonella-infected chicken was intercepted before anyone came to harm, the incident has put McDonald's on the defensive.Aside from having to quell fears about the safety of its products - McDonald's announced it would take its poultry products Chicken McNuggets and McChicken off the menu until safe meat could be obtained - the American fast-food chain is also having its business practices second-guessed by Lithuanians, including Pre...
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