McDonald's Chicken McNuggets are now free of artificial preservativesStaff Writer | August 1, 2016
McDonald's Corp. said it will replace high-fructose corn syrup in its sandwich buns with sugar to simplify its ingredients and satisfy increasingly demanding customers.
Healthier food High-fructose corn syrup to be replaced
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. ■