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Prosecution to Reinvestigate ‘Burger Patty’ Scandal Involving McDonald’s

Prosecution to Reinvestigate ‘Burger Patty’ Scandal Involving McDonald’s

SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The prosecution has decided to reinvestigate the local unit of McDonald’s over allegations that undercooked burgers sold at its restaurants caused illness among some customers, officials said Friday. Reversing its 2018 decision to drop the related charges, state prosecutors said they will resume the probe into the so-called burger [...]

Civic Group Files Criminal Petition Against McDonald’s over Suspected Cover-up

Civic Group Files Criminal Petition Against McDonald’s over Suspected Cover-up

SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean civic group on Wednesday filed a petition against the local unit of McDonald’s with the Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office, demanding criminal punishment for the American fast food chain on suspicion of covering up contaminated food supplies. The group, named Political Mamas, held a news conference [...]

‘Alas, Those Were the Days!’ S. Korea’s Fast Food Outlets Reminisce on Old Times

‘Alas, Those Were the Days!’ S. Korea’s Fast Food Outlets Reminisce on Old Times

SEOUL, Apr. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — The McDonald’s outlet at exit No. 3 of Seoul’s Shinchon Station: for many, it was more than a run-of-the-mill burger place to grab a bite to eat. “Looking for a job after graduation, I spent many hours there for group studies and mock interviews with other applicants,” said Song [...]