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McDonald's Reveals How It Makes McRib Sandwiches

Hamburger chain releases how-it's-made video on YouTube

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    McDonald's is making good on a recent promise to answer questions, even the potentially nasty ones, about the Oak Brook, Illinois-based burger chain's food.

    Case in point: A video released Monday on YouTube shows just how McRib patties are made.

    "Is it real pork? Why is it that shape?" the company ponders in the video description. "Some of the biggest questions about our food revolves around the McRib, so Grant Imahara and a McDonald’s skeptic are going to Lopez foods, one of our U.S. pork suppliers, to find answers."

    In the video, Wes Bellamy, who apparently tweeted a photo of a frozen McRib while noting how "disgusting" it looked, meets up with former "Mythbusters" host Imahara for a tour of the pork processing plant where McRibs are born.

    The video shows the broken-down meat ready for cooking and shaping, and at the end of the process, out pops a frozen McRib puck that's not dissimilar to the one Bellamy tweeted.

    But by this point, he's convinced it's not disgusting.

    "It's different now that I know what actually goes inside of it," he says.

    Do you agree?

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