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McNugget Secret Ingredient: Molded Chicken Mush

December 20, 2014 by


By Erik Sherman for An attempt at transparency isn’t necessarily so appetizing. Admit it: You’ve eaten a McDonald’s Chicken McNugget. And if you have, you’ve wondered exactly what it’s made of. The texture isn’t anything like you’d expect from your Aunt Amy’s deep fryer, and the four available shapes are … odd for chicken. […]

You Probably Don’t Want To Know What’s Actually In Public School Chicken Nuggets

April 16, 2014 by


Turns out the chicken nuggets being served in one of the nation’s largest public school districts don’t contain much actual chicken at all, according to an article in the Huffington Post. Earlier this month, Chicago-based WBEZ food reporter Monica Eng reported that her attempt — made via a Freedom of Information Act request — to […]

75,000+ pounds of Chicken Nuggets Recall – one injury

April 4, 2014 by


Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling approximately 75,320 pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials. The following products are subject to USDA recall: 5-lb. bags of “Tyson Fully Cooked White Meat Chicken Nuggets – 16142-928” with a “Best if Used By” date of “Jan 26 2015” or Feb […]

What’s in that Chicken Nugget?

October 7, 2013 by


Ever wonder what’s in your checken nugget? Mississippi researchers found out why: two nuggets they examined consisted of 50 percent or less chicken muscle tissue, the breast or thigh meat that comes to mind when a customer thinks of “chicken,” according to Reuters.  The three researchers selected one nugget from each box, preserved, dissected and […]