In 2010, a chiropractor from Anchorage, Alaska, purchased a Happy Meal from McDonald’s, found a cozy spot for it in her office and then simply left it it there to rot, per se. Then, on Wednesday, Dr. Jennifer Lovdahl finally opened up the 6-year-old Happy Meal, only to discover that it did not appear to have aged a single bit.
“It’s been sitting at our office this whole time and has not rotted, molded, or decomposed at all!” she wrote on Facebook. “It smells only of cardboard.” She went on to explain that she had purposefully left the “Happy Meal” alone for six years to show her patients “how unhealthy this ‘food’ is.”
The Facebook post included images of both the packaging and the food. Amazingly enough, the packaging looked a lot more worn out than the food. This horrific dichotomy did not go unnoticed. In fact, the post had garnered almost 250,000 shares in less than a week.
It's been 6 years since I bought this "Happy Meal" at McDonald's. It's been sitting at our office this whole time and…