McRib: Restructured Meat Technology

McRib Info

The McRib is back!  What the hell is it made of anyway?

McDonalds Corp (MCD) just made our Fast Food Stocks for 2013 list.  Now that the McRib is back for a limited time, its time to focus on the BBQ delicacy.

Its made up of at least 70 ingredients. Including but not limited to such tasty bits as azodicarbonamide, a flour-bleaching agent often used in the production of foamed plastics.

McRib AboutThe McRib sandwich packs a 500 calories, 26 grams of fat, 44 grams of carbs, and 980 milligrams of sodium.

A professor from the University of Nebraska named Richard Mandigo developed the "restructured meat product" that the McRib is actually made of.

More fun facts about the McRib can be found here -- 11 Amazing Facts about the McRib.

Check out MCD and 2 other stocks in our Fast Food Stocks for 2013 article released yesterday.