by: Daniel Barker
It turns out that the reason the fast food giant is able to serve fries that look almost unnaturally perfect has to do with the fact that they use a very unnatural and toxic chemical to achieve the desired result.
Best-selling food author and activist Michael Pollan has revealed the secret behind Mickey D french fries’ uniform unblemished appearance, and it’s not appealing at all.
In the YouTube video below, Pollan describes the process:
As Pollan explains, McDonald’s uses only one type of potato to make their fries – a variety called Russet Burbank.
Russet Burbanks are longer than the average potato, which enables McDonald’s to sell, as Pollan notes, “red boxes with a…
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