Scared you’re eating worms in your burgers and eyeballs in your chicken nuggets? Then put your mind at rest with10 Common Myths about Fast Food.
Every other week, new research claims one food is better than another, or that some ingredient yields incredible new health benefits. Couple that with a few old wives’ tales passed down from your parents, and each time you fire up your stove or sit down to eat a healthy meal, it can be difficult separating food fact from fiction.
10FACT No 10
Fact: In 2014 they dispelled rumors by filming a prodiction line of chicken breasts.
09FACT No 9
Fact: Burger buns contain less than 5% sugar – confectionary is defined as preserved fruit or the like.
08FACT No 8
Fact: Safe in small amounts, ammonia destroys E-coli. Nonetheless, Burger King stopped use due to rumors.
07FACT No 7
Fact: They don´t decompose as cooked burgers have no moisture so will dry out instead.
06FACT No 6
Fact: Shakes are a pre-made mix using dairy with a vegetable base.
05FACT No 5
Fact: Images of chickens with extra limbs in 2014 were hoaxes – the name changed to drop the word Fried.
04FACT No 4
Fact: Only beef is used, eyeballs are more expensive than meat due to demand for scientific research.
03FACT No 3
Fact: Coke does not stay in the mouth long enough to be harmful – an orange contains more acid.
02FACT No 2
Fact: A court case against them was withdrawn when they proved their beef contains 88% meat.
01FACT No 1
Fact: She´s bought the finger for 100 dollar and planted it herself – she received 4 years jail time.