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NONSENSE - 'McDonalds Using Human Meat'

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Circulating report claims that human meat has been discovered in McDonald's meat factories in the United States. The report further claims that the meat comes from children.

NONSENSE - 'McDonalds Using Human Meat'
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Brief Analysis

In spite of its obvious absurdity, this report continues to generate queries to Hoax-Slayer. And at least a few wide-eyed users apparently believe it. But of course, the claims in the report are utter nonsense. It originates from the fake news website Huzlers bills itself as satirical and nothing published on the site is factual.



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McDonalds Human Meat Satire

Detailed Analysis

According to a report that is currently circulating via social media and blog posts, investigators have discovered human meat in McDonald's 'meat factories' across the United States. And, claims the report, the meat comes from children. The report includes a video suggesting that the grizzly discovery may explain where many missing children end up.

A number of people have contacted Hoax-Slayer to ask if the claims were true. And apparently, at least a few people actually believe the claims.

But, of course, the claims are utter nonsense. No such discovery has been made.  Although it may look like a news article in its original context, the report is pure fiction.  It originates from the fake news website Huzlers fancies itself as satirical and nothing published on the site is true.  It includes the following disclaimer at the bottom of its articles: is a combination of real shocking news and satire news to keep its visitors in a state of disbelief.
And, as you would expect, there are no credible news stories that back up the McDonald's human meat claims. Of course, if such a discovery were true, the story would be a huge news event all over the world. And all McDonald's stores would have been closed down by now.
Huzlers is responsible for several other viral 'satirical' reports that have circulated online. In a previous report, it falsely claimed that the creator of the game Flappy Bird had committed suicide. In another offering, it wrongly stated that the NFL was investigating the 2014 Super Bowl game because it was thought to be rigged.

While good satire can be entertaining and can play a valuable role, this sort of nonsense just adds to the dross that is already cluttering the interwebs. The 'human meat story' is in especially poor taste in that the attached video actually contains news footage discussing real missing children. The video implies that these missing children may have been killed and eaten. It is amazingly callous and self-serving to make such implication simply to promote a ridiculous 'humor' piece.

McDonalds Using Human Meat Hoax

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Last updated: May 13, 2015
First published: March 12, 2014
By Brett M. Christensen
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