NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s is offering fresh beef rather than frozen patties in some burgers at thousands of restaurants, a switch it first announced about a year ago as it works to appeal to customers who want fresher foods.
The fast-food giant, which has relied on frozen beef patties since the 1970s, said it’s launching Quarter Pounders made with fresh beef in about 3,500 restaurants starting Tuesday.READ MORE: Steamship Authority Website Running Again After Being Hit With Ransomware Last Week
It’ll be available in eight cities, including Atlanta, Miami and Salt Lake City, then roll out to most U.S. McDonald’s by May.READ MORE: Family & Friends Of Fallen Worcester Police Officer Manny Familia Organize Softball Tournament In His Honor
McDonald’s says workers will cook up the fresh beef on a grill when the Quarter Pounder and “Signature Crafted” burgers are ordered.
The change is the latest by the Oak Brook, Illinois-based company to improve its image as more people shun processed foods.MORE NEWS: Jerry Remy 'Resting Comfortably' At Hospital After 'Experiencing Shortness Of Breath' During Red Sox Telecast Friday
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