Petrol-based chemical silicone found in Silly Putty make up a MacDonalds Fries

‘Potatoes, thank goodness! That’s a good start,’ former Mythbusters host Grant Imahara says as he goes on to reveal the 13 other ingredients contained in a humble McDonald’s fry. The TV personality traveled to the fast food chain’s potato processing plant in Idaho to see the production process from start to finish. During his investigation he found… [Continue Reading]

Toxic takeaway containers: Fast food lovers exposed to higher levels of chemicals that are linked to autism

If you love tucking into burgers and pizzas it’s not just the takeaway that’s bad for you – even the packaging can damage your health. People who eat a lot of fast food are exposed to up to 40 per cent higher levels of potentially harmful chemicals, according to new research. The study showed that… [Continue Reading]