Switzerland closed McDonald’s fast food restaurant chain

Summary

Switzerland closed McDonald’s fast food restaurant chain after European Commissioner for Agriculture, Dacian Ciolos, received more than 120 applications demanding a legal ban on any fast food.

Disproof

McDonald’s restaurant chain is still functioning in Switzerland, confirmed by the chain’s website.

Switzerland is not an EU member state.

European Commissioner for Agriculture Dacian Ciolos mentioned in the article does not hold this position anymore. Commissioner Phil Hogan is in charge of agriculture issues. Dacian Ciolos held this position in 2010-2014.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 32
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 18/06/2016
  • Language/target audience: Georgian
  • Country: Switzerland, EU
  • Keywords: EU regulations
  • Outlet: bfm.ge
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