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Lawsuit claims McD’s charges more for ‘value meal’ than individual items

Business Insider 12/20/2016

James Gertie has filed a class-action lawsuit against a Chicago-area franchisee and the McDonald’s chain, contending that the restaurant is charging 41 cents more for a bundled “Extra Value Meal” of two cheeseburgers, fries and a soft drink than what it would cost to purchase those items individually. While the chain notes that prices vary among franchisees, an informal survey by Business Insider found a similar discrepancy in at least one other location in NYC.

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