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McDonalds Dumps Trial of Plant Meat Because
Customers Would Not Purchase – Next
up, Bug Meat

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Posted By: earlybird, 8/6/2022 12:28:31 PM

McDonalds has announced they are dropping their program testing plant-based meats because people didn’t like it. As noted by the Washington Times, “other trials at Panda Express and Yum! Brands (KFC, Taco Bell, and Pizza Hut) have also ended without a subsequent product launch. Beyond Meat products at Dunkin’, Hardee’s, and A&W have been discontinued after launching.” Apparently, American consumers do not want to eat fake meat; at least not fake meat made from plants.


My friend’s husband = a health food nut - used to be crazy about Boca Burgers… Bleah.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird 8/6/2022 12:30:17 PM (No. 1239833)
Drat. Cut off post too soon. Sundance goes on to talk at length about bug meat. With photos.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Venturer 8/6/2022 12:40:11 PM (No. 1239839)
Why even try to call it meat? It's not meat call it a veggieburger . It might sell as such, but trying to fool people into thinking it will taste and texture as meat is a lie. Most people will not buy a lie.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: DVC 8/6/2022 12:40:43 PM (No. 1239841)
I insist on my burgers being made of cow. No plants, no bugs. COW.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: earlybird 8/6/2022 12:47:08 PM (No. 1239848)
Many years ago a friend who lived in Mexico City introduced me to deep fried crickets at the wonderful Restaurante Prendes, that was for more than a hundred years in the historic center district of Mexico City. A hangout for the very top government officials and businessmen in Mexico City, it and its waiters reminded me of the Tadich Grill in San Francisco. The restaurant was wonderful; the crickets, forgettqble. Prendes is now in an upscale neighborhood, has entertainmeny, etc. Trendy. A shame.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: franq 8/6/2022 12:50:34 PM (No. 1239855)
Woke leftists keep pushin'. Wagu for me, crickets for thee.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: GoodDeal 8/6/2022 12:56:16 PM (No. 1239857)
In Great Britain there is a new facility raising crickets to bring up into ingredients in bread. Protein enriched is the new selling point. Beware.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 8/6/2022 1:11:15 PM (No. 1239865)
It used to be if you had bugs in your food it was a cause for the health department do shut down the company, be it restaurant or factory. We need to ENFORCE that sort of rule. Bugs are foreign matter, NOT FOOD. NOT acceptable to be in food.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Safari Man 8/6/2022 1:19:47 PM (No. 1239868)
Muck Donalds
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Tennman 8/6/2022 1:51:13 PM (No. 1239895)
A number of years ago wife & I stopped at a Denny's. Noticed a veggieburger on the menu. Waitress said to ignore since it was discontinued. Said they were only selling 3 - 5 daily. Nationally. What's the definition of insanity? .
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Reply 10 - Posted by: mseegal 8/6/2022 1:52:42 PM (No. 1239898)
The Hilton Hotel in Prague advertises that they proudly serve "Insecta Pasta" in the Bistro Cafe. Canada just announced this: We the people will eat what ever our leaders tell us to eat! s/
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Rich323 8/6/2022 3:01:32 PM (No. 1239942)
Wow bug meat made from cockroaches from under the ice machine and the dumpster. Yummy /s.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 8/6/2022 5:27:42 PM (No. 1240030)
It will be the same thing with bugburgers...crickets.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: danu 8/6/2022 5:29:31 PM (No. 1240032)
aren't the bug-eaters disciples of the vampire count dracula...and other blood-sucking marxocrats?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: EJKrausJr 8/6/2022 5:32:23 PM (No. 1240034)
Fake meat is fake, No Joke. Fake meat doesn't taste like meat. No Joke. And screw the crickets and grubs, I'll take my meat that comes on hooves, with feet and feathers, and wears scales when they swim. Real meat, No Joke.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Omen55 8/6/2022 6:17:37 PM (No. 1240049)
We want meat!
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Reply 16 - Posted by: anniebc 8/6/2022 6:28:52 PM (No. 1240056)
Let them eat roaches.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: kono 8/6/2022 7:07:21 PM (No. 1240076)
I get lots of plant and bug in my diet, since most components of my diet have plants and bugs as the primary components of THEIR diet.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: JHHolliday 8/6/2022 8:20:17 PM (No. 1240100)
Old story about the president of the dog food company criticizing his sales force for not selling their new dog food product. He has a can in his hand and shouts that their new dog food is the most attractively priced, most nutritious, nicely packaged dog food on the market, etc, etc then yells to the salesmen, “why can’t we sell it?!!”. One old salesman in the back stands up says, “because the damned dogs don’t like it”. I assume that this the reason McD’s dropped the product. It didn’t taste good and the damned customers didn’t like it.
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