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Understanding Chicken Labels

Buying a chicken isn't as easy as it used to be. Here's what the many different labels really mean and how to ensure you're getting what you're paying for.

KFC Owner Yum Logs Mixed 4Q Results

Yum Brands logged a lighter-than-expected 5 personal drop in fourth-quarter earnings on Monday, but the owner of KFC and Pizza Hut posted sales that trailed forecasts.

Yum Brands Sales Fall Less Than Expected in China

A 20 percent drop in sales in a key market is usually not good news for investors, but it works this time around for Yum Brands. That's what happened to a key measure of sales in China in the first quarter, but it'€™s not as bad as was feared.

Chick-fil-A's CEO on Rising Costs, Family Values

For its Cow Appreciation Day Friday, Chick-fil-A gave away free sandwiches to customers who come in wearing cow costumes. We talked with CEO Dan Cathy about a herd of other issues including rising food costs, industry trends, the economy and how his values affect the company's bottom line.

Before You Cook Your Next Meal, Read This

A new national study reveals some disturbing news for consumers: 47% of meat and poultry samples tested were contaminated with Staph bacteria. Find out which meat was the worst offender.

Rising Corn Prices Will Soon Mean Fatter Meat Prices

The price of corn has shot up 8% during the week of Oct. 11 alone, bringing the total rise to close to 50% in the last three months. As farmers cull herds to save feed costs, meat supplies will shrink -- and the price of hamburger and pork chops will be rising.

China Raises Anti-Dumping Duty on U.S. Chicken

China raised antidumping duties on U.S. chicken products, saying that the goods are being dumped in the Chinese market. China raised the minimum chicken duty to 50.3% from 43.1% on U.S. chicken products, MarketWatch reported. The maximum antidumping tariff remains 105.4%.

KFC's Double Down is no bread-winner

I won't spend another $5.65 on KFC's new Double Down because the sandwich is naked. So what that it tastes OK. Or that it has enough hunger-slaying...

Chicken Prices May Jump Due to Blizzards

Snowstorms that hit the Eastern Seaboard this week could mean shortages and higher prices for chicken. At least a dozen poultry houses suffered collapsed roofs due to the heavy snow, and further damage and losses were expected.

Feral urban chickens: A great idea?

The animal control department came, to a vacant lot on the 600 block of Pierce Street in South Philly, and got about 15 of 'em. Chickens are hard to...

KFC sues over flammable takeout

In an edgy ad for an airline, a man puts a fork in the office microwave during lunchtime, causing a fiery catastrophe. Customers at KFC could want to...