McDonald’s Tweaks Its Recipes: Now, Real Butter in the McMuffin

McDonald’s long shied away from talking about how it makes the food on its menu and what is in that food. The company is now being open and loud about it.

At an event Monday at its headquarters here, McDonald’s announced several changes to its ingredients, including eliminating artificial preservatives from some breakfast foods and Chicken McNuggets, its most popular food item, and removing high-fructose corn syrup from its buns.

Such changes, together with its decision in 2015 to buy only chicken raised without antibiotics used to treat humans, affect almost half of the food on McDonald’s menu, the company said.

Read Article By Stephanie Strom (NYT)