ANCHORAGE, Ala. — A woman from Alaska is sharing photos of what she claims is a six-year-old Happy Meal — and the internet is pretty grossed out at what those images reveal.
Jennifer Lovdahl posted photos of chicken nuggets and french fries along with a receipt dated Jan. 2, 2010 to Facebook.
The food is shriveled, but still completely recognizable.
“It has not rotted, moulded, or decomposed at all!!! It smells only of cardboard. We did this experiment to show our patients how unhealthy this “food” is. Especially for our growing children!! There are so many chemicals in this food! Choose real food! Apples, bananas, carrots, celery.those are real fast food.”
Her post has been shared over 244,000 times.
Fox News reports that Lovdahl’s photo has not been confirmed as real.
In the past, however, McDonald’s has addressed past accusations that its food does not rot.
Answering the question ‘Why doesn’t your food rot?’, the restaurant’s website states:
“Actually, it can. Food needs moisture in the air for mold to form. Without it, food will simply dry out – sort of like bread left out on a counter overnight to make croutons for stuffing.
You might have seen experiments which seem to show no decomposition in our food. Most likely, this is because the food has dehydrated before any visible deterioration could occur.”