06/01/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

McDonald's Scraps Worldwide Composting Program Because Food Won't Decompose: Grist Exclusive

McDonald's announced this morning that it is scrapping plans for a worldwide composting initiative, Grist reported. Their decision to halt the program came after scientists at the University of California-Berkeley discovered that nothing on the McDonald's menu was compostable.

Grist also reported that you've just been APRIL FOOLED, SUCKAS.

While Grist's prank is all in good fun, there's still a thread of truth in it-- last month, nutritionist Joann Bruso revealed that she'd kept a Happy Meal on her shelf for one year, only to find that it hadn't decomposed in that all that time.

Read the full, marvelous prank at Grist.org.