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This Is What's Actually in McDonald’s French Fries

22 January 2015 12:05 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

McDonald’s official YouTube channel enlisted engineer and MythBuster Grant Imahara to answer the age-old question: Wtf is in McDonald’s food? In this video, Imahara “reverse engineers” McDonald's French fries to find out what’s actually inside:

(Spoiler alert: It’s an all-around less shocking video than when McDonald’s revealed what’s in their McNuggets and dispelled the pink goop rumor — it’s actually brownish goop, thank you very much.)

News: J.Law hates fancy diets as much as she loves junk food!

The video goes backwards, from fries to farm, but we’ll just flip it around and start from the beginning: McDonald’s uses real, from-the-earth, non-gmo potatoes. “Potatoes are just like people, they come in different shapes and sizes,” the production planner explains. Now you know!

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The fry shape isn’t formed in a mold; instead, the potatoes are shot through a “water knife” at 60-70 mph. Then the cut »

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'MythBusters' is changing now that the build team is gone

8 January 2015 2:01 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

When "Mythbusters" returns Jan. 10, it will be without three of its five cast members: Kari Byron, Tory Belleci, and Grant Imahara are out and in their place will be a greater focus on the process of building things to test myths -- or the things that now stand in for myths. The build team left and/or were fired last summer; one is now producing videos for McDonalds. That means after 12 years, the show is returning to its roots: just Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage. Before the two appeared at the winter Television Critics Press tour this morning, a clip package showing excised any mention of the three. I asked about their absence, and Adam Savage said, "We were sad to see them go. We love Kari, Grant and Tory; that's primary." But he said that "any show with longevity goes through stages." With the build team gone, that means »

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