McDonald’s Corp. responded to critics at its annual shareholder meeting Thursday, defending its right to market to children and deflecting consumer groups’ calls to retire spokesclown Ronald McDonald and to alter its egg sourcing. The Oak Brook, Ill.-based chain repeated its long-held position that it has the right to advertise Happy Meals to children and that whether kids or their parents eat at McDonald’s “is all about choice.” On Wednesday a consumer advocacy ...
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