The Big Mac (introduced in the city of Pittsburgh in 1967 and all over the US in 1968) is a hamburger sold by McDonald’s, an international fast food restaurant chain. It is one of the company’s signature products. It consists of two 1.6 oz (45.4 g) 100 per cent beef patties, American cheese, “special sauce” (a variant of Thousand Island dressing), iceberg lettuce, pickles, and onions, served in a three-part sesame seed bun. The Big Mac was created by Jim Delligatti, the owner of several of MacDonald’s outlets in the Pittsburgh area; it was first sold for 45 cents.
The Big Mac is known worldwide and is often used as a symbol of American capitalism. The Economist has used it as a reference point for comparing the cost of living in different countries – the Big Mac Index — as it is so widely available and is comparable across markets. This index is sometimes referred to as Burgernomics. source, Wikipedia.
In the year 1999 3 judges in the UK’s, Court of Appeal ruled that a diet consisting of high-fat McDonald’s products may lead to heart disease.Leave a reply →