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Just what is in that chicken nugget?

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  1. Sasqui

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    Soon, we will also have processed chicken from China. Wonder what they'll find in that?

    http://in.reuters.com/article/2013/10/04/us-health-chickennugget-idINBRE9930JG20131004

     
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    Yeah, processed meat is disgusting.
     
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    Meh. I don't go to Macpukes cause the food is good for me.
     
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    Yup, this is the cost of sleazy ungoverned free business. And the consumers that buy that crap are just as bad. If you want to pay the lowest price for a slice of 'meat' it's not going to contain much meat.

    People ought to know that harvesting meat is very expensive so the less you pay, the worse you get. That's why fillet steak costs so much - it's pure unadulterated muscle.
     
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    All meat processing is disgusting, unless you have a few animals at home and slaughter them yourself. Then you have the entire issue with keeping masses of animals like that. It's not farming or husbandry any more, they're factories. And that in itself is disgusting.

    Bring on the grown meat I say.

    EDIT: Note that I'm far from vegetarian.
     
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    It's disturbing. Ironically, the nugget with other parts is probably more nutritious than just pure meat. It's known that organs typically contain a lot more nutrients than muscle.

    What really is scary is this:

    http://www.theatlantic.com/china/ar...rry-about-chicken-imported-from-china/280123/
     
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    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    are you telling me... that people in the us cant even grow a friggin chicken? and they need to get it from china?

    friggin fried chicken.


    on another note...

    ive always preffered "chicken pakoras" made at the college canteen and local shops over nuggets and chicken popcorn at mcdonals and kfc.

    kfc chicken tastes like hay, and the people who eat hay are like the animals who eat hay -.- lol
     
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    Indian food is nice, very nice. And I'm not talking curry.
     
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    Friggin chicken? Suddenly I want to play vamipre the masquerade: bloodlines
     
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    It's probably cheaper to import from China than to make it themselves (this goes for everything around the world btw).

    And yes, chicken in such meals are vastly overrated.
     
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    That's because Pakoras are lovely :)
     
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    I'm getting punchy...

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    tigger I'm the only one

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    Bit raw for me :p
     
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    It's not that we're incapable of raising our own chicken for consumption. It's simply a matter of cutting costs.
     
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    Crunchy too! :p
     
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    The chicken is only processed in China, it is raised in the US.
     
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    Either way, it's not pretty.
     
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    40% chicken+60% chinese drywall= imported mcnuggent (Mmmm! good eatin') :p

    On a side note- a grabbed a 4 piece a couple of weeks ago and they taste more like chicken than they used to? :confused:
    * still not really chicken though
     
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    :laugh:

    This thread should be moved to the general hardware forum!
     
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    so youre telling me... that shipping tons of chicken to china and back would still cost less than processing in the US? I think its time to lower the labour costs a bit :roll:
     
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    So they are the bologna/hot dog of the chicken world. I don't see the problem.

    Was there really people that thought they were made of the good parts? If they were the good parts they'd be named after the parts, breats thigh wing leg etc., they wouldn't be called nuggets. When is the last time you saw the nugget part of the chicken?
     
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    I'm still looking for the wings on a buffalo :p
     
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    thats because they arent importing chicken - they're importing chicken flavoured whatevertheycangetawaywith
     
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