McDonald’s makes a big change to their 7 classic burgers

If you’ve been staying on top of food news lately, you’re probably aware of the large amount of recalls announced so far this year. Between ground beef recalls, chicken recalls, and even beef jerky recalls, it’s been one heck of a year for meat. Customers and businesses are now paying more attention to the health of the products they are consuming, including McDonald’s. So in an effort to make things healthier at this popular chain, McDonald’s has switched around the ingredients in their seven classic burgers.

Don’t worry, the specific ingredient list will stay the same. Onions, pickles, cheese, ground beef, and that signature sesame bun, are all still staples for this classic McDonald’s grub. But what’s inside these products will be switched around for good, all in an effort to make an even more authentic burger.

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McDonald’s is ditching artificial sources.

McDonald’s Corporation has announced the elimination of artificial preservatives, flavors and added colors from artificial sources in their seven classic burgers. All of the ingredients (except for a small artificial preservative in the pickle) will be made from natural ingredients.

The seven burgers with these changes include:

  • hamburger

  • cheeseburger

  • double cheeseburger

  • McDouble

  • Quarter Pounder with Cheese

  • Double Quarter Pounder with Cheese

  • Big Mac

These changes will take place in all 14,000 restaurants across the United States.

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