Go Get McDonalds…

Before watching this video. It may be the last time you want to after watching it.

From You’ll Never Eat McDonald’s French Fries Again After Watching This – YouTube

Renowned activist and author Michael Pollan illustrates how McDonald’s insists on using Russet Burbank Potatoes, a potato in America that is unusually long and difficult to grow. They further insist that their potatoes have no blemishes at all, which is hard because these potatoes commonly suffer from what is referred to as Net Necrosis, which causes unwanted spots and lines on the potatoes. If they have this, McDonald’s won’t buy them and the only way to eliminate this is through the use of a pesticide called methamidophos (Monitor) “that is so toxic that the farmers who grow these potatoes in Idaho won’t venture outside and into their fields for five days after they spray.”

When McDonald’s is ready to harvest their potatoes, they have to put them in giant atmospheric controlled sheds the size of football stadiums because they are not edible for six weeks. “They have to off gas all the chemicals in them.”

Foods tend to rot rather fast without human influence. Be it salting meats or generic modification through selective cultivation or changing the genetic codes. I can not outright declare how whether some of these things are good or bad but have suspicions about the lasting effect of some of the substances that are placed within the food we ingest.

Totes better than Mc Donalds.

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