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I basically lost any faith I had in McDonalds at all several years ago after the old one in South Acton (near k-mart) closed. No drive thru, it was walk-in only. There was a cute blonde chick that managed that place, and most of the workers were hispanic. I think it was pretty much the best franchise on the planet. She knew how to run the place, the workers always were on the ball and courteous. Food was always served piping hot and without much delay. I also never had one order ****ed up by that McDonalds, ever.Except for the fact that their food is never hot. Same with all fast food joints. When McDonalds went away from the heat lamps and ramps, the writing was on tge wall.
that's because of science, not some magical mcdonalds chemical, when something loses moisture it gets hard and if there is a lack of moisture it will not develop mold...
come on people, say you don't like the food but spare the propaganda.
each item on the mcdonalds menu is scientifically engineered to make you crave more, or more of something else on the menu. They pay a lot of money to get this right and to make sure that people can't control or comprehend the reactions their bodies and brains are going through.
it's very interesting stuff
Amen, I always ask if it's home made and order something else if it's not. If you ever find yourself in Warner, NH stop by the Foothills Restaurant for breakfast. Outstanding home made hash!Very few places make homemade corned beef hash....but when you finally do find the real stuff....you'll never go back to the canned stuff. I can only eat the canned stuff if it's cooked WELL DONE.
+1000....depends on all the variables and conditions, it is certainly possible to leave a loaf of bread out on the counter for it not to get moldy and instead dry out and get hard.
I can't quantify it but they're not wrong on this count. McDonalds is the only food (not sure about the breakfast, because I never get to eat breakfast there) where I basically start regretting my decision to buy it about 30 minutes after it is consumed. I am one of the lucky ones, it just makes me uncomfortable, and I have a stomach of iron. I have friends who pretty much shit their brains out whenever theyTell you it's unhealthy and causes gastro problems when it doesn't.
Very few places make homemade corned beef hash....but when you finally do find the real stuff....you'll never go back to the canned stuff. I can only eat the canned stuff if it's cooked WELL DONE.
Nancy's airfield cafe, the menu you changes so I am not sure if they have it currently, I'd call, but they make everything from scratch, even if they aren't serving hash it's worth a trip if you are looking to try something new. plus you can watch planesAnyone know of a place as such, around 495 & Rt 2 intersection ? (Boxborough, Harvard, Westford etc.) We'll pay them a visit this weekend, if it exists.
It sucks so bad you continue to eat it????I can't quantify it but they're not wrong on this count. McDonalds is the only food (not sure about the breakfast, because I never get to eat breakfast there) where I basically start regretting my decision to buy it about 30 minutes after it is consumed. I am one of the lucky ones, it just makes me uncomfortable, and I have a stomach of iron. I have friends who pretty much shit their brains out whenever they
eat it. (but they still do it anyways, wtf?)
In my estimation compared to other calorie laden foods McDonalds is about the most unhealthy feeling thing you can eat.
The only good thing about McDonalds is its convenient. They are everywhere, and a shitload of them are 24 hrs. You don't have to be a "liberal elitist" to know that most of their food sucks. It's not even about being trendy or counting calories or any of that shit, either. I've eaten a lot of unhealthy meals in my time (by calories at least) and McDonalds is on the shit end of the scale of enjoyment vs calories ratio.
the beef is only one part of your meal, the other stuff makes you feel like shit. if you just ate the patty you would feel fine"Another rumor attached to McDonald's asserts the company gets around truth in advertising laws regarding the meat it uses in its burgers by purchasing that commodity from a misleadingly named company. In different versions of the rumor we've encountered, the complicit business entity is named 'The All-Beef Company,' '100% Beef,' '100% Beef Company,' or even (in the versions told Down Under) '100% Australian Beef.' This legal fiction supposedly enables McDonald's to continue to advertise its burgers as using 100% pure beef even as they incorporate the meat of other animals or soy products into the patties.
While it's a fascinating tale, there's nothing to it: McDonald's hamburger patties in the U.S. are made with 100% USDA-inspected beef. They are cooked and prepared with salt, pepper and nothing else; no preservatives, no fillers.
McDonald's of Australia's "Make Up Your Own Mind" web site said the following of the rumor in its Top FAQs section:
Is it true that McDonald's created a company called "100% Australian Beef" just so they can say that in their advertising?
No. The beef that we use comes from Australian farms. McDonald's Australia only ever uses premium, export quality beef. Our patties are made by two companies; OSI Foods and Australian Food Corporation.
Those who continue to harbor doubts about the 100% beef claim should examine the ingredient lists on McDonald's web site. All of the chain's hamburgers are made from "100% beef patties"; furthermore, they define "beef patty" as being "100% pure USDA inspected beef; no additives, no fillers, no extenders."
It's not that easy to get around truth in advertising rules in the U.S. While in the realm of legend a legal fiction such as a company titled "All Beef" might suffice, in the real world the Federal Trade Commission wouldn't stand for it. Under the Federal Trade Commission Act, that government entity is empowered to "prevent persons, partnerships, or corporations" from using "unfair methods of competition in or affecting commerce, and unfair or deceptive acts or practices in or affecting commerce." Consumers have legal remedy available to them against corporations that have deceived them through certain provisions of the Lanham Act. "
what I don't get is why you feel like crud after you eat a burger there if its 100% beef. If I make my own and cook and eat it I feel fine after.
No, they are not.It sucks so bad you continue to eat it????
But the fries are Potato, oil, salt.
chug water before and after meals like thatyeah Matty I think you are right about the sodium being the culprit.....I noticed this winter since i started doing the biggest loser challenge and barely having any salt at all, that if I go out and have a salt heavy meal I feel it. makes me feel bloated( obvious) and even like i am filled with mud
Since "canola" = rapeseedAnd BTW, canola oil like most seed oil had become popular during the industrial revolution, it is not really suitable for humans consumption, it won't kill (immediately), but, throughout history, humans used lard, other animal fat (goose etc), sunflower seed oil, olive oil. Seed oils are far from being the good alternative, they are by far the cheep
alternative, thus they are being trumpeted as healthy.
I have no idea...and purely on speculation but my guess is that it's due in part to the bun that comes with it and the chemicals in it. The bun contains Azodicarbonamide, which you can read about here:what I don't get is why you feel like crud after you eat a burger there if its 100% beef. If I make my own and cook and eat it I feel fine after.
No is is filled with people that hate cold shitty overpriced crap.Shhh. It's trendy to hate McD's. Liberal elitists do it all the time. Tell you the food is processed when it isn't. Tell you it's unhealthy and causes gastro problems when it doesn't.
I guess this thread is filled with liberal elitists.
I have no idea...and purely on speculation but my guess is that it's due in part to the bun that comes with it and the chemicals in it. The bun contains Azodicarbonamide, which you can read about here:
It's been banned in the EU for years but yet can go into North American food.
The artisan rolls at McDick's don't contain it, just the rest.
I love the "Generally recognized as safe", that's awesome. I guess it's too much to ask for buns made of flour, yeast and water. Yes, I must be one of those weird people that think food preparation has been pretty much mastered very well, without the need for modern chemistry to be blended in.As a food additive, azodicarbonamide is not authorised for use in Australia and the European Union.:548 In the United States, azodicarbonamide has generally recognized as safe (GRAS) status and is allowed to be added to flour at levels up to 45 ppm.
The fries have not been the same since back when they moved away from the special french fry only mixture of fat for the fryer and moved to 100% vegetable oil. I don't know what was in the "special" mixture they used for fries but damn did they taste good back then.
Of course the fish is processed in one of those on the water floating factories. Dragging nets over the stern and processed frozen fish when they hit the docks. There was a show on The History Channel showing it. Amazing in most aspects and McD's was the largest buyer.No is is filled with people that hate cold shitty overpriced crap.
The vegtablairions found out that there was some sort of beef byproduct in the process somewhere (I forget what it was) and bitched. McD's removed it and the fries on this side of the pond were never the same. I was told by a very reliable source that at the conversion time, overseas they were still using the old process and the fries were.... well.... delicious again.