Public Schools' Chicken Nuggets Don't Contain Much Chicken

Chicago writer Monica Eng has been endeavoring for a while to delve into the most esoteric mystery of all: what the hell is in the weird pseudo-meaty bits that we serve to our nation's schoolchildren as though they are real animal products? » 4/14/14 4:45pm 4/14/14 4:45pm

Chicken Nuggets Are Half Meat, Half Nerves, Bones, and Blood Vessels

Unless you're like 10,000 years into some sort of hardcore Rip Van Winkle situation, you've GOT to be aware of the fact, by now, that your food is fucking gross. There is simply no way to keep bugs and feces and gasoline and donkey-skin and ghosts out of the stuff we eat, so if you want to have a shred of a chance at… » 10/07/13 12:30pm 10/07/13 12:30pm

Killjoy Chef Takes Away Kids' Chocolate Milk

After a campaign by Jamie Oliver, Los Angeles schools have banned chocolate milk, corn dogs, and chicken nuggets. One school board member critiques the move: "I really don't understand why we're letting a TV chef dictate our policy. I think we are demonising milk." In response, Jamie Oliver introduced "Demon Milk,"… » 6/15/11 3:00pm 6/15/11 3:00pm

Can You Really Give Up Chicken Nuggets?

Consumer Reports' study on 14 brands of chicken nuggets gave only one, Health is Wealth, a "very good" nutrition rating. However, it got low marks on flavor, and the tastiest brands are loaded with fat and sodium. [N.Y. Daily News] » 5/07/10 12:40pm 5/07/10 12:40pm