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Raw chicken. (CBS)

Chlorine In U.S. Processed Chicken Holding Up Trade Deal With Europe

It’s called the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership or T-TIP for short. The ambitious trade and investment agreement is now getting hammered out between the U.S. and the European Union. But it’s hit a massive stumbling block – over how Americans process a favorite food: chicken.

11/08/2014

Kelly Atlas of Direct Action Everywhere stormed into Bluestem Brasserie in San Francisco to speak out on the plight of her chicken, Snow, and urged diners to stop eating meat. (CBS)

Animal Rights Activist’s Rant In San Francisco Restaurant Against Eating Meat Goes Viral

An animal rights group said they would continue to target restaurants after one of their members stormed into a San Francisco restaurant and gave a tearful speech urging diners not to eat meat.

10/14/2014

Gabriel Quintara (Fresno County Sheriff's Office)

Teenagers Arrested In Clubbing Of 920 Chickens At Central Valley Foster Farms Plant

Authorities in Fresno County have arrested four people, including three juveniles, in connection with the clubbing of more than 900 chickens at a Foster Farms plant last month.

10/02/2014

Chicken coops at the Foster Farm chicken processing facility near Fresno. (CBS)

Animal Rights Group Offers $5,000 Reward In Central Valley Chicken Massacre

An animal rights group is offering a $5,000 reward for the information leading to whoever bludgeoned nearly 1,000 chickens to death at a Central Valley processing facility.

10/01/2014

Foster Farms plant in Caruthers , near Fresno. Authorities said at least one person killed more than 900 chickens with a golf club on September 20, 2014. (CBS)

‘Psychopath’ Kills 920 Chickens With Golf Club At Foster Farms Plant Near Fresno

Authorities in the Central Valley are searching for at least one intruder who clubbed more than 900 chickens to death at a Foster Farms plant near Fresno.

10/01/2014

Chickens released at Animal Place Ranch. (CBS)

Chickens Saved From Slaughter At Vacaville’s Animal Place Ranch

These mature hens came from a factory egg farm where they would have been killed if Animal Place hadn’t taken them. They have spent their entire lives jammed together in wire cages. This is the first time any of them has been able to flap their wings or even walk on solid ground.

09/05/2014

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Study Says Beef Worse For Environment Than Pork, Poultry

Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, according to a new study.

07/21/2014

The USDA issued a public health alert involving raw chicken from Foster Farms on October 7, 2013, after 278 people became sick with strains of Salmonella Heidelberg in California and 17 other states. (CBS)

California Chicken Producer Linked To Salmonella Issues Recall

The first product recall has been issued for a California chicken producer since it was linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year.

07/04/2014

The USDA issued a public health alert involving raw chicken from Foster Farms on October 7, 2013, after 278 people became sick with strains of Salmonella Heidelberg in California and 17 other states. (CBS)

California Remains At Center Of Antibiotic-Resistant Salmonella Outbreak Tied To Chicken

An outbreak of antibiotic-resistant salmonella linked to a California chicken company hasn’t run its course after more than a year, with 50 new illnesses in the past two months and 574 people sickened since March 2013.

05/28/2014

A chicken at a farm. (Photo credit should read Fred Tanneau/AFP/Getty Images)

SF Giants Minor Leaguers Prank Teammate With Live Chicken In Locker

Giants minor leagues players pranked a teammate by hiding a live chicken in his locker and the reaction is priceless.

05/02/2014

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