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Bird flu outbreak at Dutch farm

Den Haag - More than 36,000 animals have been slaughtered after an outbreak of highly contagious bird flu was detected at a Dutch poultry farm, the agriculture ministry said on Monday.

Dutch egg probe widens to chicken meat tests

Den Haag - In a new twist in Europe's tainted egg scandal, Dutch authorities announced Tuesday they had started testing chicken meat coming from affected poultry farms to determine whether it was also contaminated.

Subway plans to sue CBC over claim its chicken is 50 percent soy

The sandwich franchise has announced its intention to sue the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation alleging the network aired a program falsely claiming the company’s chicken contains around 50 percent soy. The CBC refuses to retract its claim or apologize

Bacteria in undercooked chicken causes Guillain-Barré syndrome

A new study suggests that a common food pathogen associated with undercooked chicken, can cause Guillain-Barre syndrome.

America's chicken is going through a terrifying change

The food industry has been breeding larger chickens to meet rising demand for white meat, and it's resulting in an unwanted side effect.

UK's Tesco aggressively battling Campylobacter in poultry

United Kingdom retailer, Tesco, has made some of the biggest advances among UK supermarkets in reducing Campylobacter levels in store-bought chicken. Campylobacter contamination of chicken products is a major problem in the country.

Campylobacter rates increase for chickens sold in the U.K.

New figures, produced by the U.K. Food Standards Agency, show a marked increase in the detection of food-poisoning bacteria in chickens sold in British supermarkets.

Half of chickens sold contain problem viruses

Vienna - Scientists have discovered that over 50 percent of chickens sold in Austria as meat products contain viruses that can transfer antibiotic resistant genes between bacteria.

Obese 100-year-old crocodile dies from overeating sacrifices

An overweight 100-year-old crocodile in south-western Bangladesh has died from overfeeding caused by eating too many chickens and goats that were thrown to it by worshippers believing they would get good luck.

Breaded chicken recalled due to food poisoning risk

A bacterial toxin has been found in a range of breaded chicken products. As a precaution, the processed meat breaded products have been withdrawn from sale in the U.S.

Heartbroken Chinese woman spends a week at KFC

When dealing with a tough breakup, some grab a tub of ice-cream or chocolate, lock themselves away and eat until the pain goes away.

Foster Farms intruder kills 920 chickens with golf club

Caruthers - On September 20, an intruder killed more than 900 birds with a golf club at a Foster Farms chicken shed in Fresno County, California.

U.S. firm recalls chicken nugget product

Atlanta - A Gainesville, Georgia establishment in the U.S. is recalling approximately 15,306 pounds of a frozen, fully cooked chicken nugget product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials.

$50 Bloody Mary comes with an entire fried chicken

Milwaukee - A bar in Milwaukee has introduced a $50 Bloody Mary topped with an entire fried chicken. The drink, dubbed the Chicken Fried Bloody Beast, also comes with sausage, olives, cheese and onion shrimp.

Most raw chicken in hospitals contains pathogenic bacteria

More than 80% of raw chicken samples tested in a hospital kitchen tested positive for antibiotic resistant bacteria, according to a recent study.

Costco chicken strips warning over Listeria concerns

Ottawa - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is advising people not to consume Kirkland Signature brand grilled chicken breast strips due to possible listeria contamination.

Op-Ed: Kroger being sued for lying about their 'Simple Truth' chicken

Consumers are having a hard enough time just trying to stay informed of the next meat or poultry recall news. Now we are being hit with the news that a nationally known grocery store has been telling lies about their chicken products. What's next?

Man crashes into chicken joint, then pleasures himself

Philadelphia - A drunk driver crashes his car into a chicken restaurant and proceeds to strip and supposedly masturbates in front of startled onlookers.

Op-Ed: Most chicken in American stores is full of pathogens

Very few American's don't like chicken, either southern fried, baked or as chicken tenders along side their favorite dipping sauce. But most people don't realize just how many different kinds of dangerous pathogens raw chicken can harbor.

Making a probiotic chicken to beat food poisoning

A probiotic chicken could be reared, with friendly bacteria added to the coat of the chicken, as a way of warding of food poisoning bacteria.

Recall of 90 tons of chicken salad for E. coli contamination

The "Grab-and-Go" option of getting a quick meal to eat on-the-go has become a way of life in our hectic world. With the option of picking up just about anything that catches the eye, it's a good way to pick up something you may not want to bring home.

Videos: So-called 'humane' chicken hatchery exposed for cruelty

The first video you will see (above) tells you how wonderful and clean this chicken hatchery is, and how well the chicks are treated and what a wonderful life they have. Then the second video shows you what is actually happening at this company.

From poultry farms to chicken nuggets: food poisoning

Scientists have identified a link between the certain food-borne pathogens on poultry farms and processed meat products.

Domino's Pizza introduces donut shaped pizzas

If pizza isn't good enough for you, hopefully Domino's Pizza's solution will accommodate your needs by putting together all the classic fast food restaurant menu items.

Whole Foods mixes up chicken and vegan salads

Whole Foods Market Inc. announced Thursday that labels on its curried chicken salad and those on a vegan version of the salad were reversed at some of its stores in the Northeast.

With seventh bird flu death, Chinese CDC warns on eating habits

As the new 'novel' H7N9 bird flu claimed its seventh victim, and with additional infections blossoming across key provinces in China, Chinese authorities are now cautioning citizens to change their eating habits.

Woman in wheelchair choked over last piece of chicken

A disabled woman sat down for Sunday dinner only to be choked by an enraged man because she grabbed the last piece of chicken.

McDonald's adds chicken wings to menu in select cities

Chicago - This week McDonald's is launching chicken wings in a limited market. The new item, "Mighty Wings", will be only offered for a limited time.

Photo Essay: Birds I have Loved Special

I love birds. In California, I cherished my parrot Penny. In New Zealand, I hand-fed keas, the only alpine parrots in the world. In Russia, I saw pigeons by a frozen river. In Turkey, I found seagulls and native chickens. Enjoy my winged collection.

Raw chicken parts fall from the sky in Virginia

Three raw chicken parts rained down from the sky on a teenager Cassie Bernard, who was taking a horseback riding lesson in Virginia Wednesday. She got hit by the smallest of the parts, a foot-long piece. She was not hurt because she was wearing a helmet.
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