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Tainted California Chicken: Foster Farms Continues To Make People Sick?

The antibiotic-resistant salmonella that has been linked to a chicken producer in California continues to make people sick over a year after the outbreak. Despite the outbreak and the illnesses, Foster Farms has not declared a recall of their chickens. According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control, there were 50 new reported illnesses within the past 2 months, …

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Subservient Chicken Is Back After 10 Years To Haunt Your Dreams Again

Subservient Chicken is one of the strangest marketing campaigns to have ever existed. Back in 2004, Burger King introduced us all to a man in a chicken suit that would respond to commands typed into a web page. It was kind of creepy and all kinds of voyeuristic. It was even weirder when its sole purpose was to sell chicken …

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Drumstick Corsage: KFC’s Prom-Worthy Offering

What’s stylish, romantic, floral, and finger-lickin’ good? It’s the Chicken Corsage from KFC, and it’s the real deal. KFC went up in arms—or rather, drumsticks—with Louisville-based florist Nanz & Kraft to come up with a killer accessory for prom season. The two Kentucky companies’ limited-edition corsage kit costs $20 and comes with a KFC gift card worth $5 that can …

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KFC Corsage: Put a Wing on it for Prom

One fast food restaurant is taking prom wardrobe ideas to a whole new level. KFC recently teamed up with Kentucky florist company, Nanz & Kraft, to debut a fashionable, but yet irresistible corsage. The chicken franchise is now selling prom corsages embellished with baby’s breath flowers and an attached chicken drumstick. (Yea, I know. I’m thinking the same thing you are right …

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Monster Chicken Dinosaurs Were Real

What do you get when you cross Randy Macho Man Savage, Beyoncé’s thighs, a wild chicken, and the unimaginable face of pure excitement from the bowels of hell? Why, you’d get the “chicken from hell”, a newly identified feathered dinosaur species found in North America. Roaming around the Cretaceous era 66 million years ago peaks the ugly head of Anzu …

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Chick-Fil-A is Outselling KFC With Fewer Restaurants

Despite being closed on Sundays and fueling an gay marriage controversy in the summer of 2012, Chick-Fil-A is now the leading fast food chicken chain. While it’s hard to imagine any other chicken chain surpassing KFC, Chick-Fil-A did just that with $5 billion in sales last year. Chick-Fil-A has more than 1,700 restaurants in the United States, compared to KFC’s …

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Chicken Plant Cockroaches Cause Shut Down

If you’re still eating chicken after the last shocking headline that 97 percent of chicken breasts tested harbored bacteria that could make you sick, then this might just put you off of chicken completely. Foster Farms has had been shut down due to the cockroach problems in its plant. As CNBC put it: Chicken à la cockroach, anyone? The United …

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Raw Chicken Bacteria On 97% Of Chicken Tested

They’re calling it the “Superbug” and it is dangerous. Consumer Reports announced today that 97% of the breasts tested harbored bacteria that could make you sick. The report found the presence of enterococcus on 79.8 percent of the poultry tested, E.coli (65.2 percent), campylobacter (43 percent), klebsiella pneumonia (13 percent), salmonella (10.8 percent) and staphylococcus aureus (9.2 percent). These numbers …

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Almost All Chicken Breasts Shown to Contain Harmful Bacteria

Chicken is one of the most widely eaten meats in the U.S. and around the world, but it could also be one of the most dangerous. Consumer Reports this week revealed the results of its recent tests of meat and poultry, showing that nearly all of the U.S. chicken breasts it tested were contaminated with some sort of harmful bacteria. …

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Chicken Nuggets Are Only 50 Per Cent Meat

  What do you consider meat on a chicken? It usually comes from the thighs, wings or  breasts, right? Do you consider fat, blood vessels, nerves and cartilage to be meat? On September 12th, researchers at the University of Mississippi published in the American  Journal of Medicine, a study titled “The Autopsy of Chicken Nuggets Reads ‘Chicken Little”. In that report, three …

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Free Chick-Fil-A Breakfast Promo Already Shut Down

Chick-fil-A has been running a promo recently for a free breakfast entree, but customers had to log on to a website in order to reserve a meal and a time to pick it up; now, with five days left in the giveaway, the company has shut down the site due to an “overwhelming response”. The popular Atlanta-based restaurant announced the …

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McDonald’s Chicken Wings Test Expands, Twitter Obviously Reacts

It stands to reason that by now, you’ve heard that McDonald’s has chicken wings at some locations (they’re called “Mighty Wings”). You may or may not have heard that they’re now offering them in more locations. According to the Associated Press, the fast food chain is pressing on with an expanded test of the offering, but has yet to confirm …

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