Southern California McDonald's® Restaurants Shake Up Breakfast With New Egg White Delight McMuffin®

LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California McDonald's® restaurants are flipping the monotonous morning routine with the recent introduction of the wholesome Egg White Delight McMuffin. At 250 calories, the new breakfast offering features 100% freshly-cracked egg whites, white cheddar cheese and extra lean Canadian bacon, sandwiched between a new English muffin which packs eight grams of whole grain. And, to give customers even more reason to try the new breakfast choice, Southern California McDonald's restaurants are hosting free Egg White Delight McMuffin sampling events starting today through May 17 from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.—while supplies last. Price and participation may vary.

"The Egg McMuffin has become a staple and an iconic offering at McDonald's since its introduction 40 years ago," said Michael Mangione, Jr., McDonald's owner/operator and president of the McDonald's Operators' Association of Southern California (MOASC). "The new Egg White Delight McMuffin offers the same great savory flavor while honoring McDonald's initiative to evolve the menu with relevant tastes and food choices."

The Egg White Delight McMuffin helps customers incorporate foods from some of the USDA's MyPlate recommended food groups and supports McDonald's "Commitments to Offer Improved Nutrition Choices," announced in 2011. It is McDonald's newest breakfast choice under 300 calories in addition to the Egg McMuffin, Fruit & Maple Oatmeal and Fruit N' Yogurt Parfait.

Freshly grilled egg whites and white cheddar are also available on any existing egg and cheese breakfast sandwiches, including: Egg McMuffin, Sausage McMuffin with Egg, Bacon, Egg & Cheese Biscuit, Sausage Biscuit with Egg, Bacon, Egg & Cheese McGriddles, Sausage, Egg & Cheese McGriddles and Bacon, Egg & Cheese Bagel.  Freshly grilled egg whites are also available for substitution on McDonald's breakfast platters.

For nutrition/ingredient information and additional details about the Egg White Delight McMuffin and McDonald's full line of national breakfast sandwiches and platters, visit www.McDonalds.com.

The McDonald's Operators' Association of Southern California (MOASC) is comprised of more than 600 franchised and company-owned McDonald's restaurants in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties. Follow us on Twitter: @McDonalds_SoCal.

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elicet.vega@porternovelli.com

SOURCE Southern California McDonald’s



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