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MCD: McDonald’s Tofu Nuggets to the Rescue!

They will have less calories than chicken nuggets


McDonald’s (MCD) is introducing tofu nuggets amid all the controversy surrounding meat in Chinese fast food restaurants.

Tofu nuggetsThe tofu nuggets are being introduced in Japan and the restaurant promises that these products will not contain any meat. The nuggets are made out of onions, soybeans, carrots and minced fish.

McDonald’s tofu nuggets will cost ¥249 ($2.44) for four pieces and they will have less calories than chicken nuggets. The product will come with a ginger-flavored sauce due to the fact that it has a different taste and texture than the traditional McNuggets

McDonald’s Japan says that the move was planned before the China food scandal.

MCD stock is up about 0.3% Tuesday afternoon.

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