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Georgia Tech unfurls 3D poultry deboning robot

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) have developed the prototype 'Intelligent Cutting and Deboning System' with a built-in 3D vision system in order to help it cut and debone a chicken.

High school baseball players kill chicks to improve game

Two high school baseball players in Texas are in trouble with the law for apparently killing baby chickens as a part of the superstitious ritual to improve their performance in game.

Vegans may be at high risk of heart disease--study

Are you a strict vegetarian? If so, you could be at a greater risk of getting a stroke or a heart attack, according to a study. The findings have been published in ACS' 'Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.'

72,000 pounds of canned chicken salad products recalled

The Suter Company Inc., a Sycamore-based company, has recalled almost 72,000 pounds of canned chicken salad products, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Sunday.

What’s cooking in that chicken?

Chicken, beef and green leafy vegetables are the prime sources of food-borne illnesses, CDC report has warned.

Ga. man wants chicken as state bird

Augusta, Ga. -- A Georgia restaurant owner said he is spearheading a grassroots campaign to have the chicken replace the brown thrasher as official state bird.

Chris Cunningham of Augusta, owner of eight Wife Saver restaurants in Georgia and South Carolina, said he first hatched his plan to raise the chicken's status while observing brown thrashers with his wife, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Thursday.

"I've got a lot of brown thrashers in my back yard; they're all over the place," Cunningham said. "My wife and I, we sit on the patio and have a cocktail and we were sitting there thinking, 'what a waste.' The brown thrasher is the state bird, and what's it ever done for the state of Georgia?"