McDonald's shareholders to decide future of plastic straws

McDonald's shareholders are meeting Thursday to decide if the fast food chain will begin phasing out plastic straws at all its locations worldwide. (LilaMax Media)

McDonald's shareholders are meeting Thursday to decide if the fast food chain will begin phasing out plastic straws at all its locations worldwide. Plastic straws have come under fire because they are one time use and difficult to recycle. It's estimated Americans throw away 500 million plastic straws a day. McDonald's has already has pledged to make all consumer packaging from recycled material by 2025.

Chipotle is moving its headquarters out of Denver and going to Taco Bell's backyard. The new CEO made the decision to be closer to his former employer Taco Bell, which is based in southern California.

Six flags will become North America's largest operator of water parks. It bought five new parks just in time for summer.

Comcast says it may still make an offer to buy Fox's assets even though Disney's bid looked like a done deal. Comcast says its offer, which will likely be close to Disney's $52 billion offer, will be all cash.

The Food and Drug Administration said that various gels and creams containing the drug benzocaine can cause rare but deadly side effects in children, especially those 2 years and younger. It wants the teething products off the market, noting there is little evidence they work.

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