Too Transparent?

French Fries are generally a pretty straightforward food to make. You would think all you really need are potatoes, oil, and salt right? Wrong, according to Mcdonald’s. Recently on a quest to promote a more health-conscious image, Mcdonalds has been trying to be a little more transparent about their ingredients and what people are finding out about the popular fast-food brand is causing some alarm.

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According to whydontyoutrythis, here are the 17 ingredients Mcdonald’s uses to make their popular menu item, French Fries:

  • Potatoes
  • canola oil
  • hydrogenated soybean oil
  • safflower oil
  • natural flavour” (vegetable source)
  • dextrose
  • sodium acid pyrophosphate (maintain colour)
  • citric acid (preservative)
  • dimethylpolysiloxane (antifoaming agent)
  • vegetable oil (Canola oil, corn oil, soybean oil, hydrogenated soybean oil with THBQ
  • dimethylpolysiloxane
  • salt (silicoaluminate, dextrose, potassium iodide).

Knowing this, does this change the way you feel about eating Mcdonalds french fries? Give us your thoughts.

Article: whydontyoutrythis

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