McDonald’s announces McRib's 'Farewell Tour'

McDonald's McRib
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By , 98.7 KLUV and Audacy

The McRib is back!

McDonald’s announced they will be offering the beloved saucy sandwich again on Oct. 31, with a catch.

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The fast food chain claims this will be the McRib's "farewell tour."

"Like any true farewell tour, we’re hoping this isn’t a “goodbye” but a “see you later.” Because as our McRib stans have experienced time and time again: you never know when – or if – the McRib is coming back," the company said in a press release.

McDonald's has also announced McRib merchandise featuring "the McRib throughout the decades on art, clothing and memorabilia." The limited-edition merch will be available Nov. 4 at 11am ET at

McRib Farewell Tour
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According to ChewBoom, the McRib was first introduced to the public in 1981 in Kansas City, Kansas where it quickly became a regional hit before expanding across the country and becoming one of the chain’s most highly anticipate limited-time menu offerings.

If you want to munch down on a McRib for what may be the last time, you need to head to your nearest Golden Arches quickly on or after Oct. 31!

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