Nutritional New Offering by Burger King

June 14th, 2012
in econ_news

by Michael Haltman, The Political Commentator

Editor's note: The following policy statement is from the Burger King website:

Our brand promise empowers our guests to make educated choices in customizing their meals to fit their individual diets and lifestyles. We recognize that there will always be additional steps we can take to enhance our menu options and satisfy our guests’ evolving desire for choice. We will continue to explore new ways to make our food innovative as well as nutritious.


Original title: Burger King doing its best to fight the US obesity problem!

Unfortunately Burger King's best may not be quite good enough!

We know that there is an obesity problem in the United States as unhealthy eating coupled with a sedentary lifestyle is extremely common across all age groups.

We also know that Michelle Obama has made healthy eating one of her main causes as First Lady.

I wonder what she thinks about this dessert?

Follow up:

Starting tomorrow bacon will be plastered across the Burger King summer ice cream menu while plaque build-up will be getting plastered throughout the arteries of Americans everywhere!

Introducing the Bacon Sundae!

"...And for a sweet ending, the company is also offering a bacon sundae — vanilla soft serve with fudge, caramel, bacon crumbles and a piece of bacon — that started in Nashville, Tenn. earlier this year.

The salty-sweet dessert clocks in at 510 calories, 18 grams of fat and 61 grams of sugar..." (Boston Herald)


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