‘Mythbuster’ to debunk rumors about pink slime and...

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    McDonald’s recruits former ‘Mythbuster’ to debunk rumors about pink slime and other food myths

    Published October 14, 2014


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    "Our food. Your questions." (YouTube/McDonald's)

    McDonald's is trying to dispel food myths and has recruited the former host of the Discovery Channel’s hit show ‘MythBusters’ to give their image a boost.

    Grant Imahara is helping to answer customer questions, like, “Is your beef real?” and “Why doesn’t your food rot?” in its latest social media campaign, “Our food. Your questions.”

    It's the first time that McDonald's has allowed cameras inside one of its food plants in the U.S. The first inquiry: Is the beef real? “It’s 100 percent beef trimmings,” Cargill Operations Supervisor Jimmy Rendon tells Imahara in the video. No eyeballs, no lips.

    McDonald's has been dogged for decades by haters who allege that the fast food chain puts additives like pink slime and embalming fluid in its food.

    Imahara will tackles these questions head on and answers readers’ questions in a series of videos made by McDonald’s.

    “We know people have questions, and we’re proud of the food that we serve,” said Heather Oldani, McDonald’s senior director of U.S. communications.

    McDonald’s unveiled similar campaigns in Australia and Canada (who could forget seeing how chicken McNuggets are actually made?) The latest Q&A series, bolstered by a widespread social media effort, is the first effort to engage questions from a U.S. audience, answering questions via its Facebook and Twitter accounts.

    @jakewhiston9 Hey Jake! That's gross and totally false! We do not use worm meat fillers.

    — McDonald's (@McDonalds) October 14, 2014

    @enzolouie74 Hi there, we use no such thing! Our Chicken McNuggets are made with real white meat chicken. :) http://t.co/9XoC2TSD94

    — McDonald's (@McDonalds) October 14, 2014

    Facing a tainted meat scare in Asia, competition from fast-casual restaurants, and months of lagging domestic sales, “Our food. Your questions,” is an effort to rebuild trust in America’s biggest fast food chain, according to Bloomberg.

    The video series will tackle five or six queries and take viewers behind the scenes on the production line.

    Check out the first installment and see if McDonald’s can assuage your food fears.

     
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    I'm concerned the truth is worse.
     
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    As long as it is not made of the same stuff as Soylent Green
     
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    mcdonalds posted its first quarterly loss. people do not trust their food. plus that clown is a creepy child molester.
     
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    See the thread "20 things you can't get at McDonalds in America" I'm pretty positive the "baby girl burger" is available throughout china....
     
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    Its called Fillet of Sum Yung Chink
     
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    Brought to you by McDonalds...
     
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    :giggle:
     
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    i love that show
     
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    Cary Grant to help McDonald's?
     
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    Wasn't the pink slime associated with McNuggets? :dontknow:
     
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    They proved a while back the pink slime was not their mcnuggets. its all white meat mixed with some skin and a marinade then fried.
     
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    Mixed into ground beef.
     
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    Isn't Carey a vegetarian? What a sell out.
     
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    He WAS a vegetarian until he lost his job! :coffee:
     
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    They need to take a page out of Dominoes book, they turned the brand around with self deprecation and improved food
     
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    Kari, the girl, is a vegetarian. Grant is the one working for McDonald's, I don't think he is vegetarian.
     
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    The 3 people who were fired have to get work somewhere I guess. I wonder if Mythbusters will be any better without them...