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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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