11 Shocking Facts About McDonald’s That Will Make You Re-Think Your Dinner Plans. The Last One Made Me Angry.

Chances are pretty high you’ve eaten here before.  In fact, the odds are pretty high many of you have eaten here this week.  I’m talking about McDonald’s!  That familiar place that hooks at childhood and keeps us coming back for super-sized salty portions all the days of our lives.  Well, if you’re going to eat there you might as well be informed.

Here are 11 shocking facts about the fast-food chain you may not know…

McDonald’s sells more than 75 hamburgers every second…

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The company employs 761,000 people worldwide…that’s more than the population of Luxembourg…

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A McJob is in the dictionary as a “low paid job with few prospects…”

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One in eight Americans have been employed by McDonald’s…

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McDonald’s is the world’s largest distributor of toys…

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A minimum wage McDonald’s worker would need to work for 4 months to earn what CEO Don Thompson earns in an hour…

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68 Million people eat at McDonald’s every day…this is nearly 1% of the world’s population…

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More people are able to recognize the golden arches than the Christian cross…

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Famous people who have been employed by McDonald’s include: Jay Leno, Pink, Shania Twain, and Sharon Stone… 

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Up until 2012, McDonald’s was using the beef filler “pink slime” in all its burgers…GROSS!

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McDonald’s Monopoly promo has been plagued with scandal, with over $13 million awarded to employees running the promo…

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From pink slime to Monopoly scandals…I’m lovin’ it!