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21 Biggest Myths About McDonald's' Food

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Alex Bryant of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 2 of 22: The truth is, McNuggets aren't made from pink slime but from white boneless chicken. Some believe this myth came about when celebrity chef Jamie Oliver showed a pink substance called lean beef trimmings—which are parts of beef that you can't remove from the bone—that McDonald's used as fillers for their burgers. McDonald's discontinued using beef trimmings in their burgers in 2012, but they were never added to the McNuggets.Want to know how chicken nuggets are really made? McDonald's made a video about it.While the nuggets are beloved, not everything has been a winner. Here are 20 Failed McDonald's Menu Items You Won't Believe Existed.

1. McNuggets are made from slime.

The truth is, McNuggets aren't made from pink slime but from white boneless chicken. Some believe this myth came about when celebrity chef Jamie Oliver showed a pink substance called lean beef trimmings—which are parts of beef that you can't remove from the bone—that McDonald's used as fillers for their burgers. McDonald's discontinued using beef trimmings in their burgers in 2012, but they were never added to the McNuggets.

Want to know how chicken nuggets are really made? McDonald's made a video about it.

While the nuggets are beloved, not everything has been a winner. Here are 20 Failed McDonald's Menu Items You Won't Believe Existed.

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