Chicken McNuggets

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McDonald's Is Cleaning Up the McNugget

Mickey Dee's is testing recipe free of artificial preservatives

(Newser) - While the Big Mac is getting bigger , McDonald's Chicken McNuggets are getting "cleaner." Since early March, McDonald's has been testing a "simpler recipe" free of artificial preservatives (McNuggets are already free of artificial flavors and colors) at 140 restaurants in Oregon and southwest Washington state.... More »

Man Sues Over 'Unreasonably Dangerous' McNugget

Zebadiah Anderson said it landed him in the ER

(Newser) - "The Subject Chicken McNugget constituted an unreasonably dangerous product when put to use for which it was intended." So read court documents filed yesterday by Zebadiah Anderson in relation to a nugget he consumed at a Chicago McDonald's in May 2013. The Cook County resident claims that... More »

I Ate 1K McNuggets During 2008 Olympics: Usain Bolt

Reveals crazy diet in new book

(Newser) - One benefit of being an Olympic athlete: You can eat tons of Chicken McNuggets and not feel guilty about it, since you need a lot of calories to fuel your intense training. Just how many McNuggets could you get away with? In Usain Bolt's case, as many as 100... More »

Why This New Bird Flu Is So Scary

...and why it's not

(Newser) - Twenty-four people have now been infected with a new strain of bird flu in China, with seven dead, Reuters reports. The US is gearing up against the disease, with the CDC readying a diagnostic kit for states as well as China, the Wall Street Journal reports. So, how worried should... More »

Coming to McDonald's: Calorie Counts

And maybe, maybe, grilled McNuggets

(Newser) - Bad news for those of you who like to eat your fast food in ignorance: McDonald's is adding calorie counts to its menu boards next week. That means that soon, there will be no escaping the knowledge that a Big Mac packs 550 calories, NPR reports. And, in another... More »

'George Washington' McNugget Sells for $8K

Mom put it on eBay

(Newser) - You may want to examine your next Happy Meal more closely. A Chicken McNugget bearing a resemblance to our first president has sold on eBay for $8,100, the Sioux City Journal reports. An Iowa mom observed the similarity in a McDonald's while picking up after her kids. She... More »

McDonald's New Flavor: Mirepoix

America's beloved fast-food chicken sandwich to get French twist

(Newser) - Say bonjour to a whole new McDonald's chicken sandwich. The fast food giant is ditching its Italian-flavored chicken breast in favor of a French-flavored one in its grilled chicken sandwiches, reports the Christian Science Monitor . Made-in-the-US purists shouldn't start moaning sacré bleu, however: The move is part of... More »

McNuggets Rage Sends Woman Into Drive-Thru Frenzy

(Newser) - McDonald's is a stickler when it comes to the clock, which spelled trouble for a Toledo, Ohio, woman who wanted lunch during breakfast hours—more specifically, Chicken McNuggets at 6:30am. When the drive-thru attendant told her nuggets weren't available, Melodi Dushane, 25, flew into a rage, attacking the attendants,... More »

Weight Watchers Approves Some McDonald's Items

Filet-O-Fish, McNuggets assigned points for NZ dieters

(Newser) - One of the more unlikely pairings in food could soon be coming to a McDonald’s near you, as Weight Watchers has agreed to lend its stamp of approval to several items on the menus of the chain’s New Zealand locations. The Filet-O-Fish, Chicken McNuggets and Sweet Chili Seared... More »

Tina Fey Talks Fashion With Vogue

Actress who represents 'normalcy' dishes on glamor

(Newser) - Tina Fey has learned a lot about fashion as her star has gotten brighter—for example, the trick of holding up your breasts with double-sided tape—yet she was “clobbered” for the Zac Posen dress she wore to the Golden Globes. “Do you think George Clooney will hold... More »

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