On July 7, 1999, Dave Whipple bought a McDonald's hamburger. The Utah man didn't intend to eat it, but instead he wanted to prove that the burger was so pumped full of preservatives that it would look the same after a month.
Believe it or not, most fast food joints and quick service chains actually offer a lot more variety and ingenuity than their menus would suggest -- they just hide it from you for some sad, sad, reason.
As part of an effort to fight obesity, Darebin Council in northern Melbourne, Australia, is considering a “fat tax” which would impose whopping rate increases on fast food giants like McDonald’s and KFC.
Foods in foreign lands are often different than what US residents typically eat, but even the fare at decidedly American chains like McDonald’s or Burger King may not taste the same — and now a new study reveals why.