McDonald's to institute quality procedures in response to food scandal

|About: McDonald's Corporation (MCD)|By:, SA News Editor

McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) is raising the amount of audits it conducts at its suppliers in China, following July's food scandal which plagued the company's Chinese sales.

McDonald's has also created a new food safety governance role in China and will launch a hotline by the end of the year to report food safety issues.

Pending an investigation by Chinese regulators, the company is still reviewing its relationship with parent OSI.