posted on Mar, 20 2010 @ 09:30 AM
It is all about profits and shelf life. They are also selling people on the convenience of purchasing from Americans home away from home, their
I am almost certain that there is an addictive quality to their food as well.
Looking at the popularity of it, as well as the terrible aftertaste, that I experience with it.
There would almost have to be.
McDonalds has essentially used research in their chemistry labs to flavour enhance and extend the life of their products.
All of these fast food companies do it for one reason, which is profits.
McDonalds might source it's beef from known good sources as a poster noted here but it is the processing where they are add all of the artificial
ingredients such as preservatives and flavor enhancers etc that make the food unhealthy.
Yes, it might be 100 % beef, but what else ?
What do you think happens to those chemicals ?
They are not digested because the enzymes used to absorb nutrients in the body don't recognize them as food.
So they end up accumulating in your organs.
McDonalds and all of these for profit corporations are merely looking at sales and profits, plain and simple.
And thats the bottom line ...