The reason I support this campaign starts with the fact that I worked at the McDonald's at Broadway & Blenheim from November 1988 to June 29, 1990. Working as a Customer Service/Cashier for that 1 and 1/2, I got to realize how poor that McD's mass-produced junk food. My one major complaint while working there, was the fact that their salad mix is not washed. it comes from the supplier in California, shredded and shrink-wrapped. Most restaurants don't wash their veggies because they say the wilting makes it look bad.
This McD's opened in 1977, the year I finished elementary school.
McD's fries have gotten worse ever since Ray Kroc started using frozen fries from J.R. Simplot in 1955. Before then the McDonald brothers only used fresh potatoes.
But at the time I was working at McD's, Subway started up down the street. One day I went into Subway after work, and I asked their manager if they washed their lettuce. He said that if I didn't believe him that they did, he would sanitize for me?
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A Minnesota-based group calling itself the Toxic Taters Coalition says Minnesotans are tired of putting up with toxic chemicals and pesticides drifting into their yards, schools and farms—the result of the state's potato farmers' frequent spraying of their potato crops with toxic chemicals. The coalition says it's time for McDonald's to keep the promise it made in 2009, to reduce the…
Genetically engineered potatoes may soon be approved in the U.S. Food & Water Watch has launched a campaign that urges McDonald's to refuse to serve genetically engineered fries. The national consumer and environmental group is asking the fast food giant to "publicly refuse to source the 'Innate'-brand genetically engineered (GE) potato now up for regulatory approval by U.S.…
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