McDonald's Is Stripping Artificial Preservatives From Their McNuggets

McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets are going au naturel. Well, as naturel as a deep-fried chunks of ground chicken can get. The global fast food chain is experimenting with a recipe for the iconic McNugget that ditches artificial preservatives in an effort to make a more simple product that sets parents’ minds at ease. The new McNuggets are still in the testing phase and are only available in about 140 restaurants in Washington and Oregon, reports Crain’s Chicago Business. Sources told the business news site that the company hopes to make them available across the U.S. before the beginning of the 2016 Olympics, which start Aug. 5 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  McDonald’s didn’t fully explain the difference between the new McNugget recipe and the old one, but sodium phosphate is at least one ingredient that has been cut, reports the Associated Press. Sodium phosphate is an additive used to keep the chicken moist, McDonald’s explains on their McNuggets recipe card. The McNuggets will also no longer be fried in oil with the preservative TBHQ, notes AP. Last year, McDonald's announced that they would only serve McNuggets made out of chickens raised without human antibiotics, a plan that will take two years to complete.   While some McDonald’s fans might appreciate the company’s effort to respond to consumer demand for more wholesome food, it doesn’t change the fact that the McNuggets themselves are questionable from a nutriti...
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