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Consumer Trends
on January 19, 2020

McDonald’s tests chicken sandwich with controversial ingredient

MSG is found in popular offerings from rivals Popeyes and Chick-fil-a.

McDonald’s began testing chicken sandwiches containing the controversial ingredient, monosodium glutamate (MSG), at more than 250 restaurants in Texas and Tennessee starting in December. Analysts say the move means the quick service brand is serious about becoming a serious contender in the chicken sandwich wars.

MSG was once widely…

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