McDonald'''s Speeds Up Franchise Conversion, But No New Oil
Yet CEO of McDonald’s, Jim Skinner, said the chain plans
to quicken the transfer of corporate stores to franchisees. He also
stated that McDonald's is making "very good progress" toward
developing a healthier oil for French fries cooked in its U.S.
restaurants but would not give a timetable for when a switch will
be made. Proposed Trans Fat Ban in NYC Likely To Take More
TimeNYC restaurants may get more time to rid their menus
of trans fats after the health commissioner said the Bloomberg
administration was almost certain to revise its proposed ban before
the Board of Health meets next month. The 18-month timetable for
the phase-out of trans fat could be extended, and measures could be
added to assist businesses with the transition.