You Will Never Eat McDonald’s Again After You Read These Horrifying Facts...


Feeling hungry? You may want to read the rest of this article before you head to your favorite fast food restaurant. 




Here are some of the most disgusting additives you may be eating when you hit the drive-thru:


1.) Ammonium Sulfate

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Nothing helps mass-produce bread like ammonium sulfate. Unfortunately, nothing fertilizers soil or kills bugs like it either.





2.) Silicone Oil

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Chicken McNuggets are full of dimethylpolysiloxane, a silicone oil that is often used for making contact lenses and other medical items.

3.) Cysteine-L


Fast food restaurants use Cysteine-L, an amino acid synthesized from human hair or duck feathers, to flavor their meat and soften their breads and pastries.


4.) TBHQ

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TBHQ can be found in 18 McDonald’s menu items. It’s potentially lethal, but don’t worry, the FDA says it’s generally regarded as safe (GRAS).


5.) Propylene Glycol


Propylene glycol is a chemical compound that can be found in anti-freeze, e-cigarettes, and that’s right! Fast food!


6.) Prescription Drugs

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By testing feathers, researchers from Johns Hopkins University found anti-depressants as well as other prescription drugs are added to chicken feed for fast food “poultry” items. Enjoy your drugs second-hand!


7.) Dimethylpolysiloxane

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You’ll find Dimethylpolysiloxane in almost any fried fast food menu item, as well as silly putty, contact lenses, caulking, shampoo and conditioners, cosmetics, polishes, heat resistant tiles...


8.) Carminic Acid


Synthesized by Cochineal beetles, Carminic acid is used to dye foods, especially meats, red.


9.) Cellulose

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You’ll find cellulose, which is produced from wood pulp, in nearly every fast food menu item.


10.) Silicon Dioxide


This industrial sand is used in things like Wendy’s chili to keep it from clumping together. Mmm… industrial sand.






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