Alexandra Béni | Sep 19, 2018 | 1
McDonald’s get huge fines for misleading ads in Hungary
On Wednesday the Hungarian the Competition Authority fined fast-food giant McDonald’s around 50,000 euros ($68,000) for giving consumers “false information”, saying it failed to mention its chicken products contained skin, Global Post reports.
According to Global Post, “Between January 1 2012 and February 12 2013, the firm gave false information on the meat content of its products and on how they were prepared,” said the Competition Authority in a statement.
Global Post said, McDonald’s told Hungarian newspaper Nepszabadsag that minced skin was commonly used to keep chicken meat from drying, and the term “chicken meat” was wide-ranging.
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