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McDonald's Chicken McNuggets are now free of artificial preservatives

Staff 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.
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Healthier food   High-fructose corn syrup to be replaced
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.