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Witnesses: Chick-fil-A Trashed After Nugget Dispute

It happened in Jacksonville, Florida

(Newser) - A tiff over cold chicken nuggets apparently led to a trashed Florida Chick-fil-A. Action News Jax reports on the incident, which took place Monday night in a Jacksonville restaurant and started with what witnesses say was a teen boy complaining he wasn't satisfied with his order. Allison Music, who... More »

United Tries to Get in on Nugget Tweet, Unsuccessfully

Airline can't escape its other headlines

(Newser) - Fast-food gourmands rejoiced with Carter Wilkerson when he recently broke the Twitter retweet record and earned himself a year's worth of chicken nuggets from Wendy's. Also excited, apparently, was United Airlines, which had been closely following Carter's story on its own since tweeting last month that if... More »

Kid Unseats Ellen, Scores 'Nuggs'

Teen Carter Wilkerson earns a year's worth of chicken nuggets from Wendy's

(Newser) - As Carter Wilkerson prepped for final exams and attended his prom, he also kept dreaming of one other thing: chicken nuggets, and the retweets that would lead him to trayloads of them. The New York Times reports that dream came true this week as the 16-year-old junior from Reno, Nev.... More »

A Teen's Joke Tweet May Set a Record

Carter Wilkerson is in quest of a year's supply from Wendy's

(Newser) - A 16-year-old from Nevada who apparently really likes Wendy's chicken nuggets is closing in on the record for the most retweets ever thanks to a random idea he decided to act upon, reports the Guardian . Last Wednesday night, Carter Wilkerson took to Twitter to ask: "Yo @Wendys how... More »

Tyson Foods Issues Chicken Nugget Recall

Customers found bits of plastic in their chicken

(Newser) - Tyson Foods Inc. says it's voluntarily recalling more than 132,000 pounds of chicken nuggets after receiving reports that "hard, white plastic" was found in some nuggets. The company based in Springdale, Ark., said Tuesday that the 5-pound bags of fully cooked panko chicken nuggets were sold at... More »

2 Tons of Chicken Nuggets Recalled Over Plastic

Product is 'Applegate Naturals'

(Newser) - If you've got any Applegate Naturals Chicken Nuggets in the freezer, you might want to take a look. The USDA has recalled about 4,500 pounds because consumers were finding small pieces of plastic along with the nuggets, reports ABC News . The affected product: 8-ounce boxed packages with about... More »

Chicken Nuggets: Mostly Just Fat

'Their name is a misnomer': researchers

(Newser) - According to two University of Mississippi researchers, we shouldn't really call chicken nuggets "chicken." That's because the word "chicken" implies meat, and when the researchers dissected two nuggets (from unnamed fast-food chains, but the Atlantic says one was likely a McDonald's McNugget) and analyzed... More »

Chicken Nuggets Are Only Half 'Chicken'

Researchers find that meat makes up 40% to 50% of nugget

(Newser) - If you were still under the illusion that chicken nuggets served up by the fast-food industry were actual nuggets of chicken meat, Mississippi researchers have some tragic news: At best, you're only half right. They examined two nuggets from two unnamed national chains and found that one had only... More »

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