McDonald's Sandwich Buns To Go High-Fructose Free

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A sign stands outside of a McDonald's restaurant Feb. 9, 2009 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

McDonald’s announced Monday it will replace high-fructose corn syrup with sugar and is curbing its use of artificial preservatives in products like Chicken McNuggets and some breakfast items. The changes are part of the fast food company’s larger push to appeal to more health-conscious consumers.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Jason Bellini of the Wall Street Journal about why McDonald’s is changing its products and what other companies are making similar changes in the fast food industry.


Jason Bellini, video reporter and senior producer for the Wall Street Journal. He tweets @jasonbellini.

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