Why We’re Scared Of Happy Meals


From REFINERY21

It’s pretty much conventional wisdom that you don’t head to McDonald’s for a healthy treat. And, if you’ve seen Fast Food Nation, you’ll know that the chain’s offerings have got a whole lot of icky ingredients. Though we don’t really like to think about that while munching on a Big Mac, NYC artist Sally Davies did, creating an art project that provides evidence that Mickey D’s food really is the worst shiz you can put in your body. Davies took a Happy Meal sized burger and fries, put it on her living room table, and as Bravo says, decided to “watch what happens.” She photographs said meal every day, and 137 days into the project (with no end in site), the results are remarkable in the fact that they’re really unremarkable. To our eyes, the burger and fries look exactly on the same on day 1 as on day 137. Hungry yet?

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One Comment

Hey this just proves that Mickey D’s has a very clean kitchen and that their food is properly prepared. This experiment suggests another oppurtunity…

… a happy meal would be great for backpacking trips or travels to the space station.

Where’s my Coke?

Ah but try this with a Big Mac.

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