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  1. animal welfare
    Burger King Pledges to Stop Buying Abused ChickensMercy for Animals says the new welfare standards will “reduce the suffering of millions of chickens each year.”
  2. flying the coop
    Semitruck Spills Hundreds of Live Chickens on Doorstep of KFCThe whole mishap was captured by a vegan passing by.
  3. video feed
    Here’s the Predictably Awful Video That Convinced Tyson to Retrain Its WorkersThe company also fired ten employees seen abusing animals.
  4. Assault and Battery Cages
    Video Alleging Hen Abuse at Whole Foods Egg Supplier Sorta Backfires forHumane farming authorities have questioned what, exactly, is being depicted.
  5. News
    The Farmer Who Filmed Suffering Perdue Chickens Is on the Verge of Being ShutCraig Watts’s chickens have sores, are overheated, and have a comparatively high mortality rate.
  6. Virtual Poultry
    Someone Made a Virtual Reality Environment to Help Factory-Farmed Chickens ThinkThere’s nobody here but us virtual chickens.
  7. Fowl
    The Dueling Realities of Chicken in AmericaSome chickens feast on scraps from Per Se. But most chickens destroy the planet.
  8. Eat Lead
    New York City’s Chickens Are Full of LeadSunny-side down indeed.
  9. Chickens
    Anderson Cooper Is Probably Not Celebrating With Chick-fil-AFast-food Jesus freaks.
  10. Loco For Locavores
    Backyard Chickens and Farming Blamed for Sickening Hundreds With SalmonellaThe CDC has identified mail-order hatcheries as a major source for the bacterial illness.
  11. Mediavore
    Kupel’s Has a Rodent Problem; Could Brain Dead Chickens Mitigate the Horrors ofPlus locavores as job creators, and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  12. Mediavore
    Montco. Town Isn’t Clucking Around When It Comes to Chickens; Girl ScoutsPlus: Volunteers sought for Mars cooking exercises; mediocre sushi probably isn’t worth it, all in our morning news roundup.
  13. Mediavore
    Ten-Year-Old Chicken Farmer Runs ‘Afowl’ of the Law in N.J.; Bánh MìPlus: Rodale Institute sums up the importance of organic produce; and foraging, it turns out, has always been hip, all in our morning news roundup.
  14. Foodievents
    Livestock, Vegetables, and a Beer GardenPlus beekeeping, folk music, cookbooks and more, all in Harvard Square this weekend.
  15. Mediavore
    Mobile Slaughterhouse Gives Small, Local Farms a Leg Up; San Francisco JailsPlus: Chefs resort to making their own soft drinks and condiments to avoid high fructose corn syrup; and one expert argues that high food costs makes farming a cash crop, all in our morning news roundup.
  16. Food Politics
    So Now We Have to Worry About Chicken Gas, Too?Is it inhumane to think that gassing chickens before killing them is a little gross?
  17. Slideshow
    L.A. Roast Chicken Register: A Flight of SixWhile Brendan Collins holds a fiery funeral march for his roast bird, Joseph Gillard turns his into a breakfast item.
  18. Slideshow
    A Roast Chicken Romp Through BostonFour of Boston’s best chicken chefs explain what makes their birds so great.
  19. Trends
    Chicken Farming Captures Suburban ImaginationWhy buy eggs when you can farm your own?
  20. Health Concerns
    Carcinogenic Chicken Claims Return to Cali CourtsIf restaurants lose, they might have to offer warning labels.
  21. Loco for Locavores
    L.B.C. Laps L.A. Locavorism with Ambitious New Urban FarmFruit trees, a chicken run, and vegetables beds could find their way into a business
  22. Mediavore
    Immigration Raid Targets San Diego Bakery Owner; Serpico Stopped for ConcealedA famous bakery owner is at the center of new federal immigration tactics, while a legendary cop is caught with produce.
  23. Trends
    Jidori Chicken Dances Into The SpotlightThe New York Times looks at L.A.’s specialty birds.
  24. Freebies
    How to Get Free Chick-Fil-A All WeekA different snack is offered each afternoon of this week.
  25. Top Chef Alumni Newsletter
    Top Chef’s Brian Hill Launches The Comfort TruckHaving cooked privately for Mary J. Blidge, a celebrity chef turns to food truck catering.
  26. Mediavore
    City Moves to Ban Styrofoam; The Cubs Get Their Own DogPlus: restaurant workers lack benefits, and an iconic Houston restaurant reopens, all in our morning news roundup.
  27. Mediavore
    Chickens in Waltham; Restaurant Workers’ Benefits ProblemPlus: restaurant workers lack benefits, and an iconic restaurant reopens, all in our morning news roundup.
  28. Closings
    The Crazy Chicken DownscalesTwo of the three Chicago-area El Pollo Locos closed their doors last week.
  29. Mediavore
    More Conventions Leaving Town; Tasting Menus Go MainstreamPlus: surgical tweezers in the kitchen, and Weight Watchers sues Jenny Craig, all in our morning news roundup.
  30. Foodievents
    Raise Funds for Haiti at TiGeorges’ Chicken TonightAn Echo Park mainstay becomes a community center for Haitians in L.A.
  31. Marketing Gimmicks
    Koo Koo Roo Chickenhead Takes an AliasThe fast food chain renames its famous mascot.
  32. Justice
    Courtroom Chicken Gets Judge In Hot WaterA defendent’s offer of a tray of jerk chicken gets accepted by a judge in lieu of a sentence.
  33. Contests
    Name That Hen, Win Koo Koo Roo for a YearKoo Koo Roo needs a name for its mascot, and will reward the winning suggestion.
  34. Mediavore
    Dennis Quaid Escapes DUI at Phillipe Chow With LAPD Help; Wine Grapes Going toA cop lets Dennis Quaid loose form a potential DUI at Phillipe Chow, while California’s wine grape growers are miffed about imports.
  35. Mediavore
    Fire In Glenview; Raising Chickens Harder Than It SoundsPlus: Monster Energy Drink vs. Vermonster beer; wild game gets big in the UK
  36. Mediavore
    Wine Country Balloonists Invade Property; Yogurtland Sued for UnsanitaryWhile Temecula wine country landowners have a new pest to consider, Yogurtland is being sued for reusing its product.
  37. Beef
    PETA Protests Jay LenoChicken costumes face off with NBC Studios over Leno promotion.
  38. Mediavore
    Kanye West Throws Tantrum Over Chicken; Fatburger Expands to IndonesiaReports say Kanye West got very upset over a piece of chicken in Hollywood, while Fatburger goes abroad to Indonesia.
  39. Nightclubbing
    Chicken Trend Hits GoldBar, of All PlacesFried chicken, 40-ouncers, and soul classics.
  40. Openings
    Brasa Roja Taking Over Old Borincuba SpaceAn Albany Park favorite spins off an Irving Park offshoot.
  41. Farms
    Hatching a Chicken CrazeBlame Martha Stewart for the rise in backyard coops.
  42. How Your Sausage Is Made
    How Free Are Chickadee Chick’s Free-range Chickens?You’d think the owner would be able to tell us.
  43. Mediavore
    Feniger and Milk to Cater E.T.’s Emmy Party; Teens Crash Into HawthorneSusan Feniger is making treats for an Emmy after-party and a Hawthorne restaurant has been damaged by joyriding teens.
  44. Openings
    What to Eat at Chickadee Chick, Now Serving Chicken and Custard in Park SlopeA newcomer bucks the fried-chicken trend by char-grilling.
  45. Foodievents
    Carmellini Is Getting His Chickens in a RowLocanda Verde’s fried-chicken dinner series will be a veritable hoedown.
  46. Mediavore
    Piven Cleared of Contract Violation after Sushi Overdose; KFC Franchise WillJeremy Piven is off the hook after eating too much sushi gave him mercury poisoning and a KFC franchise will distribute fried chicken to boaters on Lake Michigan.
  47. Mediavore
    Tom Colicchio’s New Ad; Bungalow 8 AbroadPlus: Julia Child tops best-seller lists, and a shooting at Forbidden City, all in our morning news roundup.
  48. Menu Changes
    Savoy Celebrates the ‘Chicken Revolution’Peter Hoffman is serving fried chicken, but not just any fried chicken.
  49. At The Market
    Animal Rights Activists Take On Farmers’ Market Live PoultryPetition calls for the city to prosecute live poultry sellers.
  50. Chicken
    Hamersley’s Chicken Revealed!Gordon Hamersley on what makes his chicken so delicious.
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