Comparison of Processed Menu Items

Examples of Processed Menu Items with Fewer Ingredients

Tyson‘s Chicken Tenders ingredients:

Chicken, water, vegetable protein product (isolated soy protein, magnesium oxide, zinc oxide, niacinamide, ferrous sulfate, vitamin B12, copper gluconate, vitamin A palmitate, calcium pantothenate, pyridoxine hydrochloride, thiamine mononitrate, and riboflavin), dried whole eggs, salt, sodium phosphates.

BREADED WITH: Enriched bleached wheat flour (enriched with niacin, ferrous sulfate, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), dextrose, salt, spice, garlic powder, extractives of paprika and annatto, spice extractives.

BATTERED WITH: Water, enriched bleached wheat flour (with malted barley flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), salt, spices, whey, garlic powder, soybean oil. Breading set in vegetable oil.

Pierce’s Chicken Breast Strips ingredients: chicken breast strips with rib meat, water, salt, and sodium phosphate Roast Chicken ingredients: Chicken, Salt
Los Cabos Bean and Cheese Burrito Filling: Water, Pinto Beans, Cheddar Cheese (Pasteurized Milk, Cheese Culture, Salt, Enzymes, May contain Annatto Color), Textured Vegetable Protein Product [Soy Flour, Caramel Color, Zinc Oxide, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacinamide, Calcium Pantothenate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (B6), Riboflavin (B2), Thiamine Mononitrate (B1), Vitamin A Palmitate, and Vitamin B12], Salt, Flavorings, Modified Food Starch (Refined From Corn). Windsor Foods Bean and Cheese Burrito Filling: Cooked Beans Cheddar Cheese (Pasteurized Milk, Cheese; Culture, Salt, Enzymes, Annatto Color), Green Chile Peppers; (Green Chiles, Citric Acid), Onions, Contains Less Than 2% of: Crushed Red Pepper, Chili Powder (Chili Pepper, Spices, Salt, Garlic, Oregano), Paprika, Flavorings, Salt. Scratch-cooked Burrito Filling: Cooked Beans (Water, Pinto Beans, Salt), Monterey Jack Cheese (Cultured Pasteurized Milk, Salt, Enzymes), Onions, Chili Powder (Chili Pepper, Spices, Salt, Garlic, Oregano), Salt.