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Brazilian Chicken Destined for the UK Contaminated With Salmonella

Researchers investigating the Brazilian poultry production scene for fun or a podcast or something have warned on the stocks' high levels of the salmonella bug, with one million potentially infected birds thought to have hit the UK market over the last two years. Read More >>

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People Called David Get a Free Bottle of Peri-Peri Sauce at Welsh Nando’s Today

Today is St. David's Day, the annual holiday (though sadly not in the day-off-work sense) for Wales's own patron saint. Read More >>

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There’s Free Fried Chicken At Guinness’ Pop-Up Taproom

If schlepping over to Dublin to try out Guinness' Open Gate Brewery seems a bit of a faff but you'd still like some tasty beer, the Experimental Taproom popup in East London is for you. Read More >>

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KFC Suppliers Ironically Showered With Cheap, Plentiful Chicken

So that KFC chicken crisis is still ongoing, which all sounds a bit weird to people who live in the countryside and only eat whatever's in the fridge for dinner. For the employees of one KFC supplier what's most likely to be in their fridges right now is chicken, and masses of it. Because it's being dumped off at a loss. Read More >>

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KFC Ad Admits it FCK-ed Up

While men with forklift trucks dump rotting chicken into the sea* as people in the suburbs starve** in dystopian 2018 UK, the office-based part of the KFC corporation is using the chicken crisis to its advantage by putting out a jolly old ironic advertisement in the newspapers. Read More >>

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KFC Closes Branches Due to Chicken/Road Problems

Several UK branches of white meat specialist KFC are currently closed, after distribution problems to do with getting lorry loads of chicken about the country on time led to the chain and its franchisees literally running out of meat to sell. Read More >>

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How Many Chicken Nuggets Are in That Giant Chicken?

By now, you’ve definitely seen or at least heard of The Big Chicken. He is large. He contains multitudes. And he is most certainly real. Read More >>

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Pity the Chicken That Laid This Egg Inside an Egg

This isn’t a miraculous occurrence or a trick. But it is very rare. Read More >>

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London’s New Chicken2Me App Claims To Be ‘Uber For Fried Chicken’

If you're in the mood for fried chicken (and we're always in the mood for fried chicken), London's new food finding app might be right in your roost. Chicken2Me, currently an iOS exclusive but coming to Android "soon," maps out all the chicken shops in the capital with ratings and info. Read More >>

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KFC’s ‘Secret Recipe’ Has Been Found and Photographed

The supposedly secret recipe behind the KFC brand of crispy chicken has been published online, after a relative of the actual Colonel allowed it to be photographed by a visiting reporter. Read More >>

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KFC Is Giving Away Sun Cream That Makes You Smell Like Fried Chicken

The summer is drawing to a close, but there’s still time to catch some rays, get a glowing tan, and smell like extra crispy fried chicken (if you go abroad). Kentucky Fried Chicken—or KCF as it likes to be called now—is giving away tubes of sun cream that make you smell like you’ve slathered yourself in the Colonel’s secret 11 herbs and spices. That’s a good thing, right? Read More >>

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Waitrose to Sell Super-Chicken Pumped With Omega 3 Oils

Waitrose is about to start selling a newer and apparently healthier strand of chicken meat in its supermarkets, one that'll come with a claim that it contains nice omega 3 oils to make us marginally more powerful after eating a whole pack strewn across a mountain of spaghetti. Read More >>

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KFC Spends Money on ‘Memories Bucket’ Printer Meme

The Canadian wing of KFC has, perhaps, if we pretend really hard to not know about how such things work, made a printer for visitors to its chain-store meat-churches to use to print out selfies of themselves taken while cautiously peeling off a layer of batter to see what kind of substance lurks beneath. Read More >>

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The Science of Why Chicken Goes Bad So Quickly

Food-borne bacteria are the primary cause of spoilage and food poisonings. Thriving in moist, low-acid environments where lots of protein is present, pathogens like Salmonella, Campylobacter and E. coli live with the bird during its life and stay with its meat after slaughter; likewise, other bacteria, such a Acinetobacter and Pseudomonads fluroescens, putida or fragi, thrive on the meat after it’s processed. Given chicken’s somewhat unique qualities, quick spoilage is inevitable and can only be mitigated by careful attention to time, temperature and moisture. Read More >>

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McDonald’s Chickens Going Antibiotic-Free is a Big Deal

McDonald's has announced that it will begin only sourcing chickens that are raised without the use of medically important antibiotics. The operation is gradually sweeping across the US over the next two years, while McDonalds UK has also announced that they will follow suit and also announce plans to phase out the use of antibiotic-fed poultry. When a juggernaut like McDonald's makes such decisions, the food world listens — and sourcing only antibiotic-free chicken is a big deal. Read More >>