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McDonalds McDonalds is the largest and best-known global foodservice retailer with more than 26000 restaurants in 119 countries Their outstanding brand recognition experienced management site development expertise advanced operational systems and unique global infrastructure position them to capitalize on global opportunities There are 15 million people works at McDonalds in 119 countries around the world Are they creating employment Yes they are They create employment but still workers in the fast food industry are paid low wages McDonalds do not pay overtime rates even when employees work very long hours Pressure to keep profits high and wage costs low results in understaffing so staff has to work harder and faster As a consequence accidents particularly burns are common Since they are pressured to keep their profits high McDonalds tends to receive plenty of money or even profit plenty enough to be the indicator of economic growth In small countries when a McDonalds franchised store opens the economic growth in those countries tends to increase McDonalds promote their food as nutritious but the reality is that it is junk food - high in fat sugar and salt and low in fibre and vitamins A diet of this type is linked with a greater risk of heart disease cancer diabetes and other diseases Their food also contains many chemical additives some of which may cause ill health and hyperactivity in children Many products sold at McDonalds restaurants are high in fat and cholesterol and low in fiber and certain vitamins For example according to Bowes and Churchs Food Values of Portions Commonly Used 1989 by JAT Pennington 55 of the calories in a Big Mac come from fat along with 83 mg of cholesterol For a cheeseburger fat content is 45 with 41 mg of cholesterol French fries are 47 while a hamburger is 39 fat and holds 29 mg of cholesterol Many other products sold by the restaurant chain are similarly high in fat
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