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eater0713_mcdonalds.jpgA consumer advocacy group is calling for McDonald's to remove its name from its own Ronald McDonald House Charities after discovering that the fast-food chain contributes only 20 percent of the charity's funds. The report argues that McDonald's enjoys 100 percent of the "branded benefits" of having the charity in its name, while customers "contribute as much as 1.5 times more to the charity than does McDonald's itself." [USA Today] [Photo: Flickr]

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