Newswire: Man previously unacquainted with McDonald’s sues over fake cheese

You wouldn’t sue the rain for getting your socks wet, or your dog for enthusiastically licking your face when you get home from work in the evening. Because while both of those things are kind of gross, they’re also simply the nature of the beast (or precipitation, as the case may be). So either California resident Chris Howe is either a precious angel with the naiveté and trusting innocence of a newborn lamb, or he’s just looking to get paid: He’s suing McDonald’s for the very McDonald’s-like act of adding starch to the cheese in its mozzarella cheese sticks.

Technically, he’s suing the company for false advertising, as ads for the deep-fried foodstuff variously claim that they use “pure mozzarella,” “real mozzarella,” and “100 percent real cheese.” Obviously, the fast-food giant’s definition of “real” and “pure” differs from that of most people …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *