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What the ‘Organic’ Label on Chicken is Hiding

If you think buying organic chickens keeps you safe from added antibiotics, think again. Organic chickens are not necessarily 100% antibiotic-free. There is a loophole, allowing unhatched eggs and fre…

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Do Not Wash That Chicken! (video)

This article was originally posted on†August 24, 2013. We are revisiting it after hearing about a new survey that says 44% of people always wash chicken before cooking it -- reported by†Food Stand…

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Just In Time For Prom: KFC Unveils A ‘Drumstick Corsage’

What's more romantic than the smell of ... a fried chicken drumstick? Not much, KFC hopes. The chicken-chain king has teamed up with a Louisville, Ky., florist to offer a corsage for prom dates that c…

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Grocery Store Chicken Is Covered In Germs And The Label Might Be Meaningless

As a meatless eater, I've been following the recent Consumer Reports exposť on grocery store chicken with a mixture of disgust (because dang, 97% contamination with disease-causing bacteria is high), …

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10 Foods Sold in the U.S. That Are Banned Elsewhere

Americans are slowly realizing that food sold in the US doesn't just taste different than foods sold in other countries, it's created differently. Sadly, many U.S. foods are BANNED in Europe -- and fo…

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You’re Eating Chicken Poop

In Wichita, Kansas, there's a kitschy lip balm brand called Chicken Poop, with a cute disclaimer on the tube reading: "Contains no poop." In grocery stores all over the country, nearly half of the chi…

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The Risks and Benefits of Backyard Chickens

This guy goes to a psychiatrist and says, 'Doc, my brother's crazy, he thinks he's a chicken.' And the doctor says, 'Well why don't you turn him in?' and the guy says, 'I would, but I need the eggs.' …

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Poultry Paunch: Meat & Weight Gain

Meat is considered fattening due to its caloric density and fat content. Nuts are also packed with calories and fat though, but as I noted in my Care2 post two weeks ago Nuts Donít Cause Expected Weig…

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Should Images of People Eating Chicken Be Banned from TV?

There was a great travelogue, called Danzigerís Travels, published in the early '90s about traveling the length of the old Silk Road. In the book Nick Danziger winds up in a small Persian town in the …

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Poultry and Paralysis

The Poultry and Penis Cancer study featured last week on Care2 found an association between poultry exposure and cancer mortality, but what about non-cancer mortality? The cancer-causing viruses in ch…

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