imc indymedia

Los Angeles Indymedia : Activist News

white themeblack themered themetheme help
About Us Contact Us Calendar Publish RSS
Features
latest news
best of news
syndication
commentary


KILLRADIO

VozMob

ABCF LA

A-Infos Radio

Indymedia On Air

Dope-X-Resistance-LA List

LAAMN List




IMC Network:

Original Cities

www.indymedia.org africa: ambazonia canarias estrecho / madiaq kenya nigeria south africa canada: hamilton london, ontario maritimes montreal ontario ottawa quebec thunder bay vancouver victoria windsor winnipeg east asia: burma jakarta japan korea manila qc europe: abruzzo alacant andorra antwerpen armenia athens austria barcelona belarus belgium belgrade bristol brussels bulgaria calabria croatia cyprus emilia-romagna estrecho / madiaq euskal herria galiza germany grenoble hungary ireland istanbul italy la plana liege liguria lille linksunten lombardia london madrid malta marseille nantes napoli netherlands nice northern england norway oost-vlaanderen paris/Île-de-france patras piemonte poland portugal roma romania russia saint-petersburg scotland sverige switzerland thessaloniki torun toscana toulouse ukraine united kingdom valencia latin america: argentina bolivia chiapas chile chile sur cmi brasil colombia ecuador mexico peru puerto rico qollasuyu rosario santiago tijuana uruguay valparaiso venezuela venezuela oceania: adelaide aotearoa brisbane burma darwin jakarta manila melbourne perth qc sydney south asia: india mumbai united states: arizona arkansas asheville atlanta austin baltimore big muddy binghamton boston buffalo charlottesville chicago cleveland colorado columbus dc hawaii houston hudson mohawk kansas city la madison maine miami michigan milwaukee minneapolis/st. paul new hampshire new jersey new mexico new orleans north carolina north texas nyc oklahoma philadelphia pittsburgh portland richmond rochester rogue valley saint louis san diego san francisco san francisco bay area santa barbara santa cruz, ca sarasota seattle tampa bay tennessee urbana-champaign vermont western mass worcester west asia: armenia beirut israel palestine process: fbi/legal updates mailing lists process & imc docs tech volunteer projects: print radio satellite tv video regions: oceania united states topics: biotech

Surviving Cities

www.indymedia.org africa: canada: quebec east asia: japan europe: athens barcelona belgium bristol brussels cyprus germany grenoble ireland istanbul lille linksunten nantes netherlands norway portugal united kingdom latin america: argentina cmi brasil rosario oceania: aotearoa united states: austin big muddy binghamton boston chicago columbus la michigan nyc portland rochester saint louis san diego san francisco bay area santa cruz, ca tennessee urbana-champaign worcester west asia: palestine process: fbi/legal updates process & imc docs projects: radio satellite tv
printable version - js reader version - view hidden posts - tags and related articles

25 Ingredients In McNuggets, 17 Ingredients in McDonald's Fries..

by Pass It On Tuesday, Sep. 24, 2013 at 7:52 PM

Hidden toxins in McDonald's products besides human disease, animal agony, deforestation, energy waste, unionbusting, litter, etc.

 25 Ingredients In M...
ronmcd.jpg, image/jpeg, 234x216

www.care2.com/greenliving/25-ingredients-in-mcdonalds-chicken-mcnuggets.html

Have you ever wondered what’s in McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets? You might be surprised to learn that they contain

a whopping 25 ingredients…and that’s assuming you don’t use any dipping sauces! According to the ingredients

list from McDonald’s own website, here is what they contain:

-Chicken breast—

-Water—Not much to say about that one.

-Modified corn starch—Corn starch is almost always genetically-modified. But that’s not what the “modified”

in “modified corn starch” refers to. It usually refers to chemically- or enzymatically-treated corn starch,

which can leave chemical residues behind. Additionally, it often contains monosodium glutamate (MSG),

which I’ll discuss further in a minute.

-Salt—That’s fairly straightforward.

-”Seasoning”—Seasoning contains yeast extract (that almost always

contains the neurotoxin MSG which has been linked to a whole host of diseases.

Read the excellent book Excitotoxins: The Taste that Kills by Russell

L. Blaylock, a neurosurgeon and MSG researcher, to learn more about the health problems linked to MSG),

more salt, wheat starch (a processed food that contains just the starchy part of the wheat,

“natural flavor” (more likelihood of toxic MSG), safflower oil, dextrose, citric acid, and rosemary.

-Safflower oil—Believed to be a healthier cooking oil, most safflower is unfortunately heated to high

temperatures long before it is ever used for cooking, causing it to be chemically-altered from the heat,

and a source of inflammation in the body when that is the case.

-Dextrose—a type of sugar.

-Citric acid—used as a preservative.

-”Natural extractives of rosemary”—this could be any number of ingredients found within rosemary, the health of

which is determined largely by the process of extraction and whether any chemicals are used in this process.

-Breaded with: water, wheat flower, yellow corn flower, modified corn starch, spices, salt, baking powder,

sodium aluminum phosphate, dextrose, wheat starch, corn starch, modified hydrogenated soybean oil

Yellow corn flower and modified corn starch—both of these ingredients are derived from corn which is now

almost 100% genetically-modified (GM). GM foods have been linked to sterility, allergies, infant mortality,

organ defects, and childhood diseases. Check out my article Top 20 Frankenfoods to Avoid for more information.

-”Spices”—This could be any number of ingredients. It often used by the food industry to disguise MSG.

Keep reading. The worst is yet to come…

Read more: www.care2.com/greenliving/25-ingredients-in-mcdonalds-chicken-mcn

**************************************************************************************

25 Ingredients in McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets

Michelle Schoffro Cook

September 13, 2013

5:11 pm

228 comments

2 of 2

back to page 1

-Baking powder and sodium aluminum phosphate—Both ingredients contain aluminum,

a metal that University of Toronto researchers linked to Alzheimer’s disease incidence.

Sodium aluminum phosphate is a food additive that is used for leavening.

-Cooked in vegetable oil (a blend of canola, corn, soybean, and hydrogenated soybean oils)

with added TBHQ, citric acid and dimethylpolysiloxane.

-Modified hydrogenated soybean oil—This oil has been chemically-altered to be more “stable”

but has been linked to heart disease.

-Vegetable oil for frying, which is a blend of 7 ingredients, including: canola oil, corn oil,

soybean oil, hydrogenated soybean oil with tert-butylhydroquinone (TBHQ), citric acid, and dimethylpolysiloxane.

-Canola, corn and soybean oils are derived from three of the most widely genetically-modified crops

on the planet. These oils are typically heated to high temperatures during extraction and manufacturing,

causing the oils to be inflammatory and harmful to the body.

-TBHQ is a petroleum-based, butane-like (yes, that’s lighter fluid!) ingredient used as a preservative.

It has been linked to asthma, skin conditions, hormone disruption, and in long-term animal studies to

cancer and damage to DNA. It is disturbing to me that this ingredient is allowed in food.

-Dimethylpolysiloxane– used as an anti-foaming agent, this industrial chemical is typically used in

caulking and sealants and comes with a list of safety concerns. It’s best reserved for industrial sealants than for food.

McDonald’s can keep its industrial chemicals, toxic oils, and genetically-modified ingredients.

I think I’ll pass on the nuggets. Be sure to check out my article Shocking Ingredients in McDonald’s French Fries.

Subscribe to my free e-magazine World‘s Healthiest News to receive monthly health news, tips, recipes and more

Read more: www.care2.com/greenliving/25-ingredients-in-mcdonalds-chicken-mcn

*****************************************************************************************************************

preventdisease.com undergroundhealth.com

McDonald's Transparency Campaign Revealed 17 Ingredients in Their French Fries

The transparency campaign initiated by McDonald's last year was intended at marketing a

more health conscious image of McDonald's Corp.–and at using social media more effectively,

but instead of talking about their love for the brand, the hashtag became a forum for

people to talk about how disgusting they believe the food is. The ingredients in their

french fries went viral. Instead of the basic two ingredients-potatoes and oil,

consumers found out McDonald's french fries contain 17 ingredients.

The campaign isn’t brand new. Launched by McDonalds last June using a YouTube video to answer

a consumer’s question about why their food looks so drastically different in commercials than

in the restaurant, the “Our Food, Your Questions” premise opened McDonalds’ kitchen doors,

lending the brand to a supposed more honest and transparent feel. By prompting consumers

to ask their questions on Facebook or Twitter, McDonalds hoped to build trust and credibility

in a marketplace where bad press has followed them in the form of viral videos and unappetizing images.

McDonald’s eventually began disclosing the secret behind how the fast food chain’s fries are made.

They produced a video answering a series of questions about McDonald’s fries: where the potatoes

come from, how they are processed, what kind of oil they’re fried in, and why there is so much salt on them.

Mario Dupuis, a production manager at McCain Foods in New Brunswick, discussed where the potatoes are washed,

peel and cut. They are also blanched to “remove natural sugars” that would cause colour variations then

soaked in dextrose for an even colour. There’s also an ingredient to prevent greying, drying to remove

excess moisture and a quick-fry for 45 to 60 seconds before the fries are frozen for shipping.

The worst part are the ingredients. Instead of the standard two ingredients necessary to make french fries-potatoes

and oil, there are approximately 17 as reported on the ingredients facts list on the McDonald's website.

They include:

Potatoes, canola oil, hydrogenated soybean oil, safflower oil, natural flavour (vegetable source),

dextrose, sodium acid pyrophosphate (maintain colour), citric acid (preservative), dimethylpolysiloxane

(antifoaming agent) and cooked in vegetable oil (Canola oil, corn oil, soybean oil, hydrogenated soybean oil

with THBQ, citric acid and dimethylpolysiloxane) and salt (silicoaluminate, dextrose, potassium iodide).

At a glance, many of the ingredients above are hazardous to human health, including those which are

genetically modified (canola oil, corn oil, soybean oil), hydrogenated (soybean oil), chemically preserved

and antifoaming (THBQ, citric acid, dimethylpolysiloxane), and artificially colored (sodium acid pyrophosphate).

How many people do you think have an awareness that McDonald's french fries contain this many ingredients?

Thanks for the transparency McDonald's...hopefully it will help wake up more people to the difference

between your artificial food and real food.

**********************************************************************

The campaign of 2000 people in Tecoma Australia to keep McDonald's away from

their schoolchildren and from their national parks

burgeroff.org

See also:

www.care2.com/greenliving/25-ingredients-in-mcdonalds-chicken-mcnuggets.html

burgeroff.org

- Homepage: www.care2.com/greenliving/25-ingredients-in-mcdonalds-chicken-mcnuggets.html

Report this post as:

LATEST COMMENTS ABOUT THIS ARTICLE
Listed below are the 10 latest comments of 1 posted about this article.
These comments are anonymously submitted by the website visitors.
TITLE AUTHOR DATE
Not 17 but 19 Ingredients in McD Fries ARC Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 at 2:40 PM

Local News

Why Should California Choose De Leon Over Feinstein? O10 9:55PM

Change Links September 2018 posted S02 10:22PM

More Scandals Rock Southern California Nuke Plant San Onofre A30 11:09PM

Site Outage Friday A30 3:49PM

Change Links August 2018 A14 1:56AM

Setback for Developer of SC Farm Land A12 11:09PM

More problems at Shutdown San Onofre Nuke J29 10:40PM

Change Links 2018 July posted J09 8:27PM

More Pix: "Families Belong Together," Pasadena J02 7:16PM

"Families Belong Together" March, Pasadena J02 7:08PM

Short Report on the Families Belong Together Protest in Los Angeles J30 11:26PM

Summer 2018 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! J11 6:58AM

Watch the Debate: Excluded Candidates for Governor of California M31 5:20AM

Change Links June 2018 posted M28 7:41AM

The Montrose Peace Vigil at 12 Years M22 8:01PM

Unity Archive Project M21 9:42AM

Dianne Feinstein's Promotion of War, Secret Animal Abuse, Military Profiteering, Censorshi M17 10:22PM

CA Senate Bill 1303 would require an independent coroner rather than being part of police M10 9:08PM

Three years after OC snitch scandal, no charges filed against sheriffs deputies M10 8:57PM

California police agencies violate Brown Act (open meetings) M02 8:31PM

Insane Company Wants To Send Nuke Plant Waste To New Mexico A29 11:47PM

Change Links May 2018 A27 8:40AM

Worker-Owned Car Wash on Vermont Closed A27 5:37AM

More Local News...

Other/Breaking News

Apocalypse capitalisme O20 7:45AM

Stress, réaction organique à l'agression O19 6:59AM

Elder Aliyah to Israel, Like Abraham and Sarah O18 6:35PM

Politoscope plurivalent O17 6:59AM

Paraphysique du microcosme macrocosme O15 6:44AM

September 2018 Honduras coup update O15 3:31AM

The Nation Unites Against Brian Kemp, Most Racist Secretary of State in US O14 7:34AM

The Nation Unites Against Brian Kemp, Most Racist Secretary of State in US O14 7:23AM

Paraphysique de l'ubérisation O13 7:56AM

22 Ways Trump Has Increased US Deficit By 4 to 5 Trillion Dollars O12 10:34PM

Debunking Some Anti-Prop 10 Propaganda O12 6:56AM

Plus d'hôpitaux, à bas les aéros O12 6:38AM

When Banana Ruled (documentary) O11 3:00AM

Outstanding Report By RAMOLA D &Dr.Tomo Shibata O10 9:17PM

Dark Clouds Gather on Horizon for Financial System, Warns International Monetary Fund O10 1:51PM

Fbi pure evil & immorality O10 5:39AM

Reality Check: Palestinian-Israeli Coexistence is a Big Lie O09 7:40PM

Voiceless Animals: 2018 Candidates They Oppose O09 7:01PM

IMF Lowers Global Growth Projections and Raises Concerns of Financial Crisis O09 3:27PM

Canitie, l'inhumanité vieillit O09 7:13AM

L'anarchie en quelques exemples O07 6:50AM

100 Ways GOP Have Stolen Elections Since 1876 O06 12:03AM

Proximospective de l'univocité réifiée O05 6:27AM

“Kava-no!!!” O04 6:42PM

Trump & Palestine vs. Genesis, Rashi & The Land of Israel O03 6:29PM

The Criminality of the Elites O03 11:35AM

Business de l'inhumanitaire O03 7:51AM

Marriage Rape/Date Rape Highest Rapes O02 2:59PM

More Breaking News...
© 2000-2018 Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by the Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Running sf-active v0.9.4 Disclaimer | Privacy