McDonald's Chicken McNuggets are now free of artificial preservatives
McDonald's is also rolling out Chicken McNuggets and some breakfast items free of artificial preservatives and said it has curbed the use of chicken raised with antibiotics a year earlier than planned.
Mike Andres, president of McDonald's U.S. operations, said what he described as a "sweeping change" will impact 50% of the menu.
McDonald's is in the midst of an attempted turnaround designed to satisfy diners who have asked it to do away ingredients such as with high-fructose corn syrup, which some research suggests may cause weight gain and diabetes. ■