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Old 04-17-2017, 08:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Donegal Dragon View Post
My problem with ads is using our poor understanding of the English language to mislead us as to what the company is presenting as true. Such as, McDonalds burgers made "with 100% beef", this only means that one of the ingredients used in their manufacture is 100% beef. So if I took a sawdust pattie and dipped it into weak beef stock brewed with an ounce of 100% beef, then their ad would be true.
Originally Posted by Wolf333 View Post
I believe the claim is that the burgers ARE 100% beef. From their site, the Quarter Pounder pattie is:
It's the "made with" that gets me, and probably Donegal Dragon. Burger King chicken fries advertise "made with white meat chicken" but leave out of the ad the starch, water, and whatever else, they toss in there. Not 100% white meat chicken at all.

Along the same lines, one of the buttery spreads- maybe Country Crock?- uses "real ingredients." No shit, everything in there is real? Doesn't say anything about real what...