Here's How McDonald's Makes Its Egg McMuffins

Jan 27, 2015

McDonald's is continuing its skepticism tour by answering the most obvious questions about its most basic, yet questionable, foods. In a series of new videos, the fast food giant has teamed up with MythBusters co-host Grant Imahara to answer important queries like, "Is the McRib made of actual food?" And, "Are the fries even made out of potatoes?"

Now the beloved Egg McMuffin is getting the transparency treatment as Imahara asks, "Do McDonald's egg McMuffins use real eggs?"

(Enter literal poultry farm.)

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Which is better for you: A 1/2 cup of ice cream or 3 scoops of sorbet?
Answer: A 1/2 cup of ice cream
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Answer: Butter
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Answer: Almonds
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Answer: Regular salad dressing
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