False advertising in fast food

Fast food advertisements vs. the realityA new “ongoing Pulitzer-caliber project” compares advertising vs. reality in the fast food sector.

“Each item was purchased, taken home, and photographed immediately. Nothing was tampered with, run over by a car, or anything of the sort. It is an accurate representation in every case.”

Fast Food: Ads vs. Reality” – a positive use of the Internet.

It’s a “myth” that fast food meals are the same around the world.

Looking at french fries and fried chicken at McDonald’s and Kentucky Fried Chicken in 35 countries over the past two years showed high levels of industrially-produced trans fatty acids in Eastern Europe – between 29 and 34 percent.

McDonald’s sells trans fat levels of 20 percent in Oman compared with 15-16 percent in London.