"I hate to think what's on it," I told a friend. It’s the biggest news in chicken since the late Frank Perdue was nearly pecked to death by his chickens giving rise to the company slogan “It takes a tough bird to make a man tender”. A couple of weeks ago, Perdue recalled some of its organic chicken, which might have been contaminated by items such as bone. “What’s a chicken recall?” my friend said. “Not much, I imagine,” I replied. In business news, a proposed merger of Perdue Farms with Purdue Pharma promises either a chicken with decreased chances of addition or an opioid that goes well with barbecue sauce.… With the latest round of grand jury action, singer R. Kelly is a shoo-in for the “Indictee of the Year” award. … It was interesting to watch the U.S. Women’s Soccer team defeat Thailand by two touchdowns and an extra point. Oh, excuse me that was 13-0. In the meantime, the U.S. men’s team was watching to see what it’s like to play in an international tournament. “The U.S. has a men’s soccer team?” my daughter asked. … The latest “Men In Black” movie was almost not made after ICE agents broke up filming after they heard reports of undocumented aliens on the set. … After Golden States Warriors’ star Kevin Durant ruptured his Achilles tendon during an NBA playoff game, the person most reporters would like to interview is the team doctor who said, “Oh sure, your leg has healed. You can return to the game; no problem.” … While the Women’s World Cup and the NBA finals were going on, Americans were also on the edge of their seats for news from the Cricket World Cup, which began May 31 and ends on July 14. Actually, most Americans, not born in a British Commonwealth country, are unaware that Cricket is a competitive sport. “What’s wicket and what makes it sticky?” Is probably the main questions most non-cricket fans have.Last modified on Friday, 14 June 2019
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Tyson is entering the veggie market with a number of products, including the pea and beef burger. There’s just something about the sound of the word “pea burger” that is a bit offsetting.