From today we are starting our new Did you know series, for Fast Food Facts. If you are not aware about the previous fact, try following
- Almost Everyone Knows Ronald
According to Fast Food Nation, 96 percent of children worldwide recognize Ronald McDonald, making him the most recognizable fictional character in the world, followed by Santa Claus.(Source)
- Trust You’ll Get A Fresh Cuppa at Dunkin’
Hate the taste of burnt coffee? So do we. And apparently so does Dunkin. According to DD, the chain’s coffee is freshly ground, freshly brewed, and—most importantly—freshly served.
“If not used within 18 minutes, Dunkin’ Donuts coffee is discarded and a new carafe is freshly brewed.” (Source)
- Does Fast Food Really Never Decay?
You may have heard that the Big Mac from McDonald’s can sit for as many as 12 years without any sign of decay, which many have pointed to as evidence of the fast food’s unhealthy qualities. While you can’t argue that a Big Mac is good for you, Serious Eats found out that homemade burgers also don’t rot, given the right conditions. (Source)
- McDonald’s Uses Real Eggs in Their Egg McMuffin
Contrary to the rumors you may have heard, the famous McMuffin uses REAL whole eggs that are freshly cracked and cooked in restaurants without additives. McDonald’s also recently moved from frying their eggs in margarine to using 100 percent real clarified butter. (Source)
- Are Those Flies in the Tomato Sauce?
According to the FDA website, it is admissible for tomato sauces to contain “30 or more fly eggs per 100 grams” and “one or more maggots per 100 grams.” People all over the world eat insects on a daily basis and they likely won’t harm you, but it’s good to know you are getting that extra protein when eating a slice of Papa John’s or Domino’s. (Source)
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