The Government Shutdown Is Endangering What We Eat

Thanks to the furlough, all routine inspections of domestic food production (except for meat and poultry products) have stopped — and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which is operating with a skeleton staff, was ill-equipped to deal with a recent salmonella outbreak that made hundreds of people sick… » 10/10/13 11:50am 10/10/13 11:50am

Hooters Would Like to Remind You That Your Body Is Fucking Disgusting

Okay, I know it's like the most obvious uptight-feminist cliche ever, but god, I hate Hooters. I fucking hate Hooters so much. Mainly because I like to eat things that actually taste good, and also because I dislike being reminded that a lot of people's ideal woman is a pliant sex mannequin who delivers fried foods.… » 8/10/12 6:00pm 8/10/12 6:00pm

Your Chicken Could Be Giving You an Incurable Bladder Infection

Suffer from bladder infections that never seem to go away? Well, here's some disgusting news for you: Medical researchers have linked these perpetual and painful infections back to an antibiotic-resistant superbug found in grocery store meat, particularly chicken, that is being transferred to people in the form of… » 7/11/12 12:30pm 7/11/12 12:30pm

Tiny Baby Chick Hides Itself in the Smartest Place of All Time

Can you spot the clever chick? It apparently escaped from its confines, and its owner feared the cat had eaten it—until he saw that the chick had, in fact, managed to make itself one with the cat. For his part, the gentle kitty seems quite content to let this strange little beast hang out on its leg. Perhaps this is… » 2/19/12 8:45pm 2/19/12 8:45pm

The Egg In Your Egg McMuffin Came From Old McNasty's Farm

Bad news about America's favorite breakfast sandwich: The eggs in your Egg McMuffin could be a threat to your health. After some urging from the government, McDonalds has cut ties with Sparboe Farms, one of its major egg suppliers, because the conditions in the farm were so horrific they could no longer guarantee… » 11/18/11 4:40pm 11/18/11 4:40pm