06 Feb '12, 7am

Safety of McDonald's burgers questioned in China

Safety of McDonald's burgers questioned in China

Many customers want McDonald's to release more information on so-called 'pink slime', after the company officially denied the use in its hamburger products in China. Here, a customer walks out of a McDonald's restaurant on Wangfujing shopping street in Beijing on Oct 21, 2011. -- PHOTO: REUTERS BEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Many customers want McDonald's to release more information on so-called 'pink slime', after the company officially denied the use in its hamburger products in China, but McDonald's said on Sunday it had no plans to make further comment on the issue. The ammonia-treated beef, or the selected lean beef trimmings as the company calls it, hasn't been used in meals since last year. 'This product has been out of our supply chain since August of last year,' McDonald's said in a statement. 'We are always reviewing and evolving our standards to ensur...

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