Tuesday, November 11, 2008

What's really in that fast food?

A new study has been published has some interesting claims about some of the food served at McDonald's, Wendy's and Burger King.

From the article "Using a technique that identifies carbon and nitrogen isotopes in meat, co-authors A. Hope Jahren and Rebecca Kraft tried to determine the animals' diets and in what conditions they were raised. Based on the high levels of carbon and nitrogen isotopes found in the meat products, the authors claim that the cattle and poultry were predominantly fed corn, which makes them as fat as possible in as short a time as possible, and were raised in extreme confinement." To read more click here!


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