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We’ve separated fact from fiction when it comes to 50 prevalent fast food myths. Another day
We’ve separated fact from fiction when it comes to 50 prevalent fast food myths. Another day, another wild story about what’s in our food. While we know the meals we grab at drive-thrus aren’t health food, we shouldn’t be so sure about other things fast-food related.
Are fried rats the next big thing at your favorite chain? Does your favorite eatery have a secret menu?
These 50 false fast food facts will help set the record straight, once and for all. And when you do hit the drive-thru, make your next indulgence less taxing on your waistline and your health by ordering one of the 20 Nutritionist-Approved Healthy Fast Food Orders.
One long-reported rumor about McDonald’s is that what they’ve been calling chicken all these years is actually little more than a pink sludge that more closely resembles strawberry soft-serve than any bird. While the widely-circulated photo of said pink product was actually a food they served, it was mechanically-separated hamburger meat, not chicken, in the photo. And while McDonald’s was using mechanically-separated chicken for some time, it’s been using exclusively white meat chicken since 2003. Before you pick your next Micky D’s meal, make sure to check out our rundown of Every Menu Item at McDonald’s—Ranked!
Whether you like your fries animal style, you can’t resist a double-double, or you love feeling like you’re shaving off a few calories by ordering protein-style, the In-N-Out Menu is a popular subject among the brand’s many devotees. However, there’s one secret they won’t tell you: that menu isn’t secret at all. That’s right, all those secret menu options are listed right on their website.
What’s scarier than a spider? A clucking, squawking spider that somehow made its way into your food. While myths about KFC making scary six-legged chickens have been circulated for years, the company categorically denies the presence of any mutant birds in their food. In fact, the brand proudly touts its GMO-free status. How healthy is your favorite fast food? It might be better for you than you think if it comes from one of the 20 Fast Food Chains That Will Make You Slim!
McDonald’s ice cream is certainly rich and creamy, but is the source of its deliciousness actually pig fat? While some creative individual came up with the notion that McDonald’s ice cream is so delicious because it’s practically a ham smoothie, the company says otherwise.
Starbucks’ red holiday cups have become icons in their own right—in fact, they’re so beloved among certain customers that the company faced serious backlash when they decided to try out green holiday cups in their place. Starbucks was accused of being just the latest company to contribute to the war on Christmas, which, for the record, is not a real thing. The most ironic part about these somehow divisive drink holders? The green cups were meant to promote unity.