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3 Officials from McDonald’s Supplier Get Suspended Sentences for Selling Tainted Patties

3 Officials from McDonald’s Supplier Get Suspended Sentences for Selling Tainted Patties

SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Three officials from a burger patty supplier for McDonald’s Korea were given suspended prison sentences by a local court Tuesday for providing patties potentially contaminated with E. coli to the local unit of the global fast-food giant. A managing director of the supplier, whose name was withheld, and two [...]

Samsung to Supply Digital Signage for McDonald’s Drive-thru Branches in S. Korea

Samsung to Supply Digital Signage for McDonald’s Drive-thru Branches in S. Korea

SEOUL, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it will supply its digital signage products for McDonald’s drive-thru restaurants in South Korea as it tries to ride the digital transformation wave in retail stores. Samsung said it has been commissioned to supply its SMART outdoor signage for McDonald’s Goyang Samsong drive-thru store [...]

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 [...]