McDonald’s Broke My Heart

Season 2 - EP9

Episode 9McDonald’s Broke My Heart


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McDonald’s used to make the best fast food french fries in the world — until they changed their recipe in 1990. Revisionist History travels to the top food R&D lab in the country to discover what was lost, and why for the past generation we’ve been eating french fries that taste like cardboard.

Phil Sokolof and Dick Starmann, a senior vice president of McDonald's, on Good Morning America in 1990. Courtesy: National Heart Savers Association

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