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Homemade Big Mac by Ahmad Hazwan Ramli (Instagram)

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  Ramadhan Kareem , and ahoy there, burger lovers! Talk about Big Mac cravings, are you ready to join Ahmad Hazwan Ramli on an epic journey into the realm of homemade fast food? Well, put on your aprons and grab your spatulas because we have an exciting recipe coming your way. Today, we're diving into the world of iconic burgers and taking a crack at recreating the legendary Big Mac. Let's not forget that not too long ago, Khairul Aming, Malaysia's influencer & entrepreneur, shared his homemade version of the Prosperity Burger . So, prepare to unleash your inner chef and get ready to experience the awesomeness of DIY fast food excellence! First and foremost, the video itself: Source: Ep 9: Bic Mac by Ahmad Hazwan Ramli via Instagram  Ingredients The Sauce Mayonnaise - 3 tablespoons Pickles, chopped - half tablespoon American Mustard - 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder - half teaspoon Ground black pepper - half teaspoon Paprika - half teaspoon Lemon juice - half teaspoon Salt -

Historical Boycotts of The Century That Shook The World

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Imagine this: You're craving a Big Mac, but your order comes with a side of political/religious controversy. In 2023, McDonald's faced a global firestorm after its Israeli franchise offered free meals to Israeli soldiers during this period of intense conflict . This sparked worldwide outrage, leading to boycott calls that rattled the world's biggest burger chain. This incident serves as a stark reminder of the power consumers hold. A well-organized boycott can topple industry giants and force social change. An example is the ongoing McDonald's & Starbucks boycott here in Malaysia. This boycott, sparked by perceived franchises' support for Israel during the current Gaza conflict, resulted in significant drops in revenue.  Critics argue that the boycott hurts McDonald's franchise owners and employees who have no control over corporate decisions made by any other franchises, let alone those of Israel . Although a general statement and guidelines were released

Detecting the Presence of Pork in Minced Meat Using an Immunochromatographic Rapid Test

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Wait a minute,  immuno -what again? That is one long and mouthful word. It's Immunochromatography . A technique used to detect the presence of specific substances in a sample. It works by using antibodies that bind to the substance of interest and a color-changing reaction to indicate the presence or absence of the substance . In the case of detecting pork in minced meat, specific antibodies that bind to pork proteins are used. The minced meat sample is placed on a strip with the antibodies embedded in it. If pork is present in the sample, it binds to the antibodies embedded in it. If pork is present in the sample, it binds to the antibodies, causing a color change on the strip that can be easily detected. This technique is commonly used in the food industry to ensure that products are not contaminated with unwanted substances, such as pork in products marketed to those who avoid it for religious or dietary reasons. Similar Method for Detecting COVID-19 Infection Just like how im