McDonald’s take step forward in offering healthy ingredients

The fast-food chain will make several health-conscious menu alterations sooner than many consumers might have thought. Is it still too little too late? Here are details.

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McDonald’s marketers have worked hard to turn around the brand’s unhealthy image.

Brand managers even seemed to have righted the ship somewhat thanks mainly to adding breakfast to its all-day menu (although sales dipped again last quarter).

Still, its quest continues to become more environmentally conscious and meet health-minded consumers’ growing demands. RELATED: Learn to engage your employees with storytelling that turns heads. Join us at McDonald’s HQ.

Here are the latest omissions from McDonald’s ingredient list:

– Sandwich buns will no longer be made with high fructose corn syrup.

– Chicken McNuggets (and some breakfast items) will no longer contain artificial preservatives.

– McDonald’s is pushing up the date to stop using chickens raised on antibiotics.

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