The boys have enjoyed McDonalds burgers on a fair few occasions; it’s a treat on days out after a good film at the cinema, especially as they get a nice toy to keep in their kid’s meal afterwards. I always feel a bit guilty giving them fast food though; I worry about the quality of the ingredients and the nutritional content of the food. But because it makes them so happy I think a little of what you like is okay every now and then. Although at the back of my mind I am always questioning my decision… I didn’t think twice when I was a kid though, I just used to munch through my burger with a satisfied grin on my face, but my mum was probably worrying about the content.
Well watching this video below has made me feel much better! McDonalds want to reassure mums everywhere that their burgers are so tasty because they are not filled with unnecessary extras!
At first we hear that Laura (aged 9) thinks cows are filled with all kinds of additives and flavour enhancers (the poor cow looks quite inflated!) and because her mum says so she believes the good meat would definitely not be reserved for McDonalds burgers, it must be right because the hairdresser even thinks the same…
Thankfully we get to hear from a butcher and we soon learn McDonalds burgers are all about 100% beef and nothing else (well maybe a pinch of salt and pepper for seasoning but I can live with that!). McDonalds use the right feed for their cows, have fresh grass available and then only use the best cuts of meat in the final burger so they do not need all the horrible extra’s you might have assumed where lurking in their burgers. Next time we go to McDonalds I will happily order the boys burgers without any worries.
This post has been sponsored by McDonalds, but all thoughts are my own.