It’s an image that has never gone away since it was first circulated in 2010 – a huge pouring of synthetic pink soft serve-like matter falling into a cardboard box that was purportedly the filling on McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets.
And, despite announcements time and time again the ubiquitous image of pink goop had nothing to do with McDonald’s, the fast food giant continues to try to dispel the myth.
This week the world’s largest restaurant chain released a video that was filmed inside one of their nugget factories in Cargill, Canada.
It purports to detail the start-to-finish process of how McDonald’s manufactures their best-selling snacks.
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The image that sparked an outrage: This photo, first circulated in 2010, purported to show the filling of McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets. The fast food giant continues to try and dispel the myth.
Step one: Workers start to de-bone the raw chickens
According to McDonald’s the chicken meat is separated because only the breast is used in their nuggets
The breast meat is then collected and prepared for shredding