McDonald's says it uses real cheese
The American fast food chain dismisses claims that it uses fake cheese on its burgers.
29 August 2008
THE NETHERLANDS -- McDonald's has issued a statement saying it uses real cheese in its cheeseburgers in response to a television programme which claims the American fast food chain uses fake cheese.
The programme De Keuringsdienst van Waarde researched on the cheese used in products sold by fast food restaurants, supermarkets and pizzerias in the Netherlands and found 20 to 40 percent of the analysed products to contain cheese made from vegetable oils rather than milk. Real cheese is considerably more expensive.
McDonalds dismissed the television programme, which was broadcast on one of the public Dutch channels, as "misleading". The fast food chain insists it uses only genuine cheddar cheese.
[Radio Netherlands / Expatica]
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