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These 'Fun' Chicken Nuggets
May Have Metal in Them
Nov 6, 2023 1:30 AM CST
These 'Fun' Chicken Nuggets May Have Metal in Them
Tyson Foods recalls nearly 30K pounds
- Tyson Foods is recalling nearly 30,000 pounds of breaded chicken "Fun Nuggets'' after consumers complained of finding metal pieces in the dinosaur-shaped patties, the AP reports. The nuggets, sold in 29-ounce bags, were produced on Sept. 5 by the Berryville, Arkansas, company. Tyson informed the US Department...
KFC on New Chicken-Free
Chicken Nugget: 'It's Time'
Jan 6, 2022 2:07 PM CST
KFC on New Chicken-Free Chicken Nugget: 'It's Time'
Chain's Beyond Fried Chicken is a plant-based chicken alternative created with Beyond Meat
- As 2022 kicks into high gear, KFC has a "Kentucky Fried Miracle" to announce: its Beyond Fried Chicken, a plant-based chicken nugget alternative created in partnership with Beyond Meat, per a release from KFC parent company Yum Brands. Starting Monday and for a limited time, the fast-food chain will...
Tyson Recall Gives New
Meaning to Rubbery Chicken
Jan 30, 2019 7:12 AM CST
Tyson Recall Gives New Meaning to Rubbery Chicken
Chicken nuggets produced on Nov. 26 might contain rubber
- Tyson Foods is recalling 36,420 pounds of chicken nuggets after consumers reported that they contain "extraneous material, specifically rubber." The Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Tuesday that 5-pound packages of "Tyson White Meat Panko Chicken Nuggets," produced on Nov. 26, 2018, should be thrown...
Wendy's Discontinues Spicy
Nuggets; Burger King Jumps In
Oct 10, 2017 11:25 AM CDT
Wendy's Discontinues Spicy Nuggets; Burger King Jumps In
'People miss spicy nuggets'
- Burger King is adding spicy nuggets to its menu and firing up a rivalry with burger chain Wendy's, which pulled the peppery snack from most of its restaurants earlier this year. Burger King said Tuesday that its version of spicy nuggets will roll out nationwide this week, the AP...
Trashed After Nugget Dispute
Aug 3, 2017 3:40 PM CDT
Witnesses: Chick-fil-A Trashed After Nugget Dispute
It happened in Jacksonville, Florida
- 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...
United Tries to Get in
on Nugget Tweet,
May 11, 2017 7:34 AM CDT
United Tries to Get in on Nugget Tweet, Unsuccessfully
Airline can't escape its other headlines
- 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...
Kid Unseats Ellen,
May 9, 2017 12:32 PM CDT
Kid Unseats Ellen, Scores 'Nuggs'
Teen Carter Wilkerson earns a year's worth of chicken nuggets from Wendy's
- 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....
A Teen's Joke Tweet
May Set a Record
Apr 11, 2017 9:40 AM CDT
A Teen's Joke Tweet May Set a Record
Carter Wilkerson is in quest of a year's supply from Wendy's
- 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
. Last Wednesday night, Carter Wilkerson took to Twitter to ask: "Yo @Wendys how...
Tyson Foods Issues
Chicken Nugget Recall
Sep 28, 2016 12:05 AM CDT
Tyson Foods Issues Chicken Nugget Recall
Customers found bits of plastic in their chicken
- 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...
2 Tons of Chicken Nuggets Recalled Over Plastic
Mar 7, 2016 10:31 AM CST
2 Tons of Chicken Nuggets Recalled Over Plastic
Product is 'Applegate Naturals'
- 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...
Mostly Just Fat
Oct 22, 2013 10:09 AM CDT
Chicken Nuggets: Mostly Just Fat
'Their name is a misnomer': researchers
- 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
says one was likely a McDonald's McNugget) and analyzed...
Are Only Half 'Chicken'
Oct 5, 2013 2:08 PM CDT
Chicken Nuggets Are Only Half 'Chicken'
Researchers find that meat makes up 40% to 50% of nugget
- 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...
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