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Is it true that every McDonald's branch had a bunker in case of war? [closed]

About 10-15 years ago, I heard rumors that in 20 century every branch of McDonald in America had a bunker in case of war with USSR. Bunkers are placed in this way so that they can easily be found by ...
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What are the effects of a Big Mac on our bodies?

Another "effects of..." infographic is making the rounds of Facebook today about the effects of eating a Big Mac. At a cursory glance it seems to mix preposterous claims ("it takes days for you to ...
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Did A&W customers think 1/3 pound burger patties weigh less than 1/4 pound ones?

This Facebook post by 9gag.com makes the claim that customers of A&W thought that A&W's 1/3 pound burgers weighed less than McDonald's 1/4 pound burgers, and preferred to buy the McDonald's ...
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Is McDonald's supporting Israel?

In Malaysia, there is an ongoing (though not entirely successful) boycott campaign of McDonald's, on the grounds that McDonald's is a first tier corporate partner to the cause of Zionism and has ...
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Does McDonald's use worm meat filler in their "100% beef"?

Daily Buzz Live claims: The fact that McDonald’s uses cow eyeballs and worm fillers does not stop them from legally using the claim that they served 100% beef. McDonald’s has assured its ...
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Is McDonald's exempt from the HHS Contraception Mandate?

The President of Eden Foods, a natural and organic food distributor, recently wrote: The exemptions under the Act are illogical, inconsistent, and contributing factors to our lawsuit. For instance, ...
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Could McDonald's pay a $10.10 minimum wage with an increase of only 4¢ per meal?

This caught my eye and seems like powerful statement, if true. WARREN: During my Senate campaign, I ate a number 11 at McDonald’s many, many times a week. I know the price on that. $7.19. According ...
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Does McDonald's periodic release of the McRib sandwich drive up market prices for pork trimmings?

According to an article based on an interview with University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Roger Mandingo, the reason McDonalds' infamous McRib sandwich is only available periodically, and for ...
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Does McDonald's put anti-emetics ("anti-vomit") in their food?

It's a common claim in Quebec that McDonald's put anti-emetics in the food. I think I heard four times over the last week, alone. It's not uncommon for people to go to McDonald's when they're drunk ...
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Do McDonald's burgers resist decomposing because it harms any life form that ingests it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do McDonald's burgers have an unnaturally long lifespan? Its a recurring theme over a few years. http://www.occupymonsanto360.org/2012/02/06/why-mcdonalds-happy-meal-...
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Do McDonald's burgers have an unnaturally long lifespan?

The National Post article Zombie cheeseburger? McDonald’s patty, bun, cheese unchanged after one year sitting on kitchen counter features a cheeseburger that hasn't changed one year after being left ...
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Is McDonald's closing its restaurants in Bolivia?

A website called Hispanically Speaking News claims that McDonald's is closing its restaurants in Bolivia. A search of Google News has only a handful of mentions of this story, whereas I would have ...
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Are McDonald's fries coated in sugar before cooking?

I've heard that McDonalds and other fast food chains coat their fries in sugar water before frying to aid in color development, but the official McDonalds nutrition information (see page 2) indicates ...
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