McDonald's has come out with an ad that makes it look like its potatoes come right from this pleasant little farm and straight to your plate. It's a new trend in advertising called "Farmwashing" that supposed to make giant companies (Walmart too) appear to just love the local farmer or producer. Here's the McDonald's ad and you can read the rest of the story from Grist here.
You won't believe what happens to those potatoes after they leave the farm...
... and what is sodium acid pyrophosphate?
(I reposted this from an earlier date because I wanted my readers to have an opportunity to see it)