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McDonald’s Aims to Get Healthier By Reducing Sodium in Mayonnaise and Fries


McDonald’s is the world’s largest fast food chain and known for their delicious burgers and fries. But now they’re getting healthier by getting rid of artificial preservatives across all Indian outlets by reducing sodium in the mayonnaise and fries and the calories in their sauces, encouraging everyone to eat healthier.

This move follows a global policy the company announced on Tuesday, where a McDonald’s India spokesperson said, “In India, we will continue to work closely with our suppliers and industry experts toward achieving our global vision.”

Globally the brand is said they are removing antibiotics from chicken, this process has already started in India. And their supplies are allowed to administer government-approved antibiotics only for treating sick chicken. McDonald’s also announced that it would be replacing corn syrup in the hamburger buns with sugar and eliminate artificial preservatives from products like chicken nuggets and breakfast items.

In India, sodium content its mayonnaise sauces, buns and nuggets has already been reduced by 10% and by 20% in its fries. They are looking to reduce even more, as well as reduce the oil content in sauces from 67% to 25%.