There’s nothing happy about this “Happy Meal.”
Jennifer Lovdahl of Anchorage, Alaska recently shared a photo on her Facebook page of a 6-year-old Happy Meal from McDonald’s, and now it’s gone viral.
“It’s been 6 years since I bought this ‘Happy Meal’ at McDonald’s,” Lovdahl wrote. “It’s been sitting at our office this whole time and has not rotted, molded or decomposed at all!!!”
The first photo shows the original receipt from Lovdahl’s purchase, followed by a photo of the fast food chain’s signature yellow fries and nuggets.
“It smells only of cardboard,” Lovdahl said. “We did this experiment to show our patients how unhealthy the ‘food’ is.”
Lovdahl is the owner-operator of Balanced Health Chiropractic.
Her experiment with the Happy Meal led her to urge people to make better choices in their diet.
“There are so many chemicals in this food!” Lovdahl wrote. “Choose real food!”
The post has been shared more than 250,000 times
“The receipt has disintegrated more than the food,” one person commented.
“Amazingly gross and sad,” another said.
What’s even more sad: Posts like these don’t deter millions of Americans from choosing to eat fast food.