Here are some of the nastiest additives that you eat when you hit the drive-thru:
1. Silicone Oil
Chicken McNuggets are full of the same silicon that contact lenses are made of, named dimethylpolysiloxane. If this doesn’t worry you, I don’t know what will.
2. Propylene Glycol
Propylene glycol is a chemical mixture that can be found in anti-freeze, e-cigarettes, and.. The best of them all, fast food! Propylene glycol can be found in numerous McDonald’s sauces and dressings including Ranch salad dressing and their super famous Big Mac sauce.
Cysteine-L is an amino acid manufactured from human hair or duck feathers and is used in the fast food chains to soften their bread and pastries.
This is found in silly putty, contact lenses, caulking, shampoo and conditioners, cosmetics, polishes, and so many more things! You can also find it in most fried foods from a fast food chain. McDonald’s uses this in their oils, hash browns, french fries, and even some of their fountain drinks.
5. Silicon Dioxide
This manufactured sand can be found in Wendy’s chili to keep it from clumping up. Mmm… industrial sand. McDonald’s uses this in many of their foods, including chicken strips, chicken patties, eggs, poutine gravy, and hot chocolate.