Start typing "McDonald's burger" into Google's search engine and a burger from the Clinton administration will show up.
Posts more than a decade after the purchase shows the 1996 burger still looking remarkably similar. This burger and other experiments involving the fast-food giant's fare have sparked something of an urban myth about McDonald's food—mainly that it doesn't rot.
In a series of posts on its website, McDonald's answers customers' frequently asked questions about its food in the U.S., including "Why doesn't your food rot?"
The answer? "In the right environment, our burgers, fries and other menu items could decompose," McDonald's maintains.