ET EXTRA: McYukky Burgers

14 Nov

Engineering Thinking Extra Is A Short Review Of A Current Hot Topic

Step Right Up Folks, and see The Amazing 12-Year Old McDonald’s Yukky Burger

-from “12-Year Old McDonald’s Hamburger, Still Looking Good,” Robyn Lee, 25 Sep 2010

Photo by Karen Hanrahan

An interesting counterpoint analysis can be reviewed here:

The Burger Lab: Revisiting the Myth of The 12-Year Old McDonald’s Burger That Just Won’t Rot (Testing Results!),” by J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, 5 Nov 2010.

ET is not convinced that the conclusion from the above analysis is correct (the conclusion suffers from the logical fallacy that correlation proves causation), but it is otherwise the type of thought-provoking science-based inquiry that we love to see.


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