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The Consumer Protection Foundation has found one McDonald's outlet uses old cooking oil which contains a health-risk substance higher than the safety standard in its fried chicken. 

Foundation representative Patchara Klaewkla yesterday said the group examined fried chicken samples from 11 outlets that sold fried chicken in Bangkok between Jan 21 and 23.

According to Mr Patchara, the McDonald's's branch in the Center One shopping mall at Victory Monument was found to have polar compounds at more than 25% of the food weight _ a Public Health Ministry safety standard.

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