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French-fry face-off

Last reviewed: August 2009

This article is the archived version of a report that appeared in August 2009 Consumer Reports magazine.

Our recent tests confirmed that fries from Burger King, McDonald’s, and Wendy’s are now trans-fat free, and there’s more good news if you’re a fan: They taste about the same as they used to. Two of our taste-testers tried fries at three outlets of each chain. Results include average prices we paid for a medium order. (Note that “medium” differs from chain to chain.)


French-fry Ratings chart