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Enormous Omelet Sandwich

Anyone who thought that fast food breakfasts were too health-conscious was happy on March 28, 2005, when Burger King launched the Enormous Omelet Sandwich. The product consisted of eggs, cheese, bacon and sausage on a sesame seed roll, and if its 330 milligrams of cholesterol and 1940 milligrams of sodium didn’t shut down your arteries, there was always the Meat’normous Omelet Sandwich, which added ham.

At first, the sandwich boosted Burger King’s sales of breakfast by 20%. However, the novelty wore off, and it lost favor with the overwhelming majority of consumers who hoped to live past the age of 50. It was discontinued in the United States, but it’s still available in some international markets.

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