Thursday, April 5, 2012

Bad News for "Chicken" is Good News for Chickens


All the attention to "pink slime" risks driving people to eat many more chickens (and fishes). Luckily, some attention is being paid to the modern reality chickens' lives. Via Erik, Nicholas Kristof finds things pretty slimy in the modern chicken coop. Even chicken-eating Tom Philpott, who generally only writes what reinforces his pre-existing prejudices, discovers something even grosser than pink slime.

Via Nikki, this Cal State Long Beach student
is engrossed in learning the whole truth.