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Popeyes investigated after woman claims she was served fried rat head

September 21, 2016 by

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istock New York City health department officials are investigating a Popeyes franchise location after a woman claims she was served a cooked rat head in her fried chicken meal. On Sunday, Rosemary Thomas shared a series of images on Facebook, which she claims show a rodent head that had been breaded and deep-fried. “Friends and […]

KFC says DNA shows ‘fried rat’ was chicken

June 23, 2015 by

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The man who said he was served a deep fried piece of rat instead of chicken at a California KFC is being called a liar  by the company, following a DNA test of the meat. “Recently, a customer questioned the quality of a KFC product, and this received considerable publicity given the sensational nature of his […]

Chain Restaurants Decrease Salt Slightly but Progress is Slow & Uneven, Report Finds

July 5, 2014 by

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A review of 136 meals from 17 top restaurant chains finds that the companies have reduced sodium on average by six percent between 2009 and 2013, or just 1.5 percent per year. The nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest says that the progress has been slow and inconsistent. The biggest reductions in sodium […]

KFC Chicken Turns Out To Be Deep-Fried Paper Towel

June 30, 2014 by

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Finger wiping’ good! A mother in Newcastle, England was horrified when her stepson bit into a deep-fried blue paper towel, the Mirror reported last week. Krystal Henderson, 29, and 7-year-old Oliver Hallam purchased takeout from a KFC branch in Killingsworth, according to the Express. At home, Oliver took a bite out of what he assumed […]

KFC accused of kicking out girl, 3, scarred in pit bull attack

June 24, 2014 by

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Update:  boston.com Do you remember that story about the little girl who got kicked out of a Mississippi KFC because her mauled face was disturbing customers? It turns out, the whole thing might be made up. “We have never ever ever run off anyone, and we have seen some really sick people come into the […]

More bacteria found in Beijing fast-food ice cubes than toilet water

July 24, 2013 by

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According to the South China Morning Post, more bacteria found in Beijing fast-food ice cubes than toilet water. Ice cubes served in soft drinks can be dirtier than toilet water, an investigation by China’s national television revealed on Saturday. The report prompted the nation’s largest fast-food chain KFC to apologize for serving ice cubes at […]

Buckets of KFC smuggled under border

May 16, 2013 by

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By Brad Lendon, CNN A confluence of a hankering for fried chicken and hard times in the smuggling business means buckets of KFC are showing up on tables in Gaza. The idea to get the American fast-food staple into the hands of hungry Gazans came from al-Yamama, a food delivery service that opened in the […]