6 year old happy meal
A woman in Alaska recently found a Happy Meal she bought six years ago — and it’s barely changed at all.
When mom Jennifer Lovdahl opened the box she discovered still sitting in her office, she was amazed the fries and McNuggets inside still looked edible.
“(It) has not rotted, molded, or decomposed at all!!! It smells only of cardboard,” she posted on Facebook, along with a photo of the food — looking a little dried out, but not overly aged. She also posted the receipt as proof of when it was bought.
“We did this experiment to show our patients how unhealthy this ‘food’ is. Especially for our growing children,” she wrote.
The owner of a local chiropractic clinic recommended natural foods for kids instead of fast food with “so many chemicals.”
“Choose real food! Apples, bananas, carrots, celery … those are real fast food.”
6-year-old Happy Meal Probably Most Fake Says Snopes
Claims maintaining that McDonald’s food “doesn’t rot” have been circulating online for a decade or more. For examples, a September 2008 post held that a McDonald’s cheeseburger purchased in 1996 showed few signs of decomposition twelve years on. The phenomenon was also examined by BuzzFeedin a 2014 video comparing seven separate fast-food burgers that had each been stored in glass jars for 30 days: