May 23, 2013 — Over the years, McDonald's has gotten a lot of flack for marketing to kids. At a shareholders meeting Thursday morning, Hannah Robertson, age 9, took the fast-food giant's CEO to task.
May 20, 2011 — Activist shareholders pressed company management to halt marketing to kids, even asking the company to retire Ronald McDonald himself. And the question-and- answer period for shareholders got a little bit testy.
Apr 5, 2010 — Parents are questioning the impact mascots for food companies have on their kids— especially Ronald McDonald. But will banning the clown stop kids from chowing down?