We often read about countless counterfeit products being manufactured by swindlers who do not care a single bit about the welfare of consumers. Although we do our best to be conscious when buying food products, we always end up finding news about another counterfeit or tainted item.
Such is the case of two viral videos posted on Facebook by Seri Yv. The first video shows a raw chicken with its skin being stretched. Unlike the usual chicken, its skin did not tear or break but rather extended like a rubbery plastic substance.
The ‘fake’ raw chicken’s skin can be stretched like a rubber plastic.
Meanwhile, the second video shows a broken down raw chicken also displaying the same rubbery characteristic. This time, they tried to burn the skin with a match fire, but it burned rather strangely. They also pointed out how the chicken’s feet were bendable and did not break easily.
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The number of views and shares of the said post has been quickly increasing as panic rises among people who have viewed it. Surprisingly, the existence of these ‘plastic chicken’ has long been shared by many people on the web.
Sean Poulter of The DailyMail has reported about imported chicken undergoing heavy processing before ending up in supermarkets worldwide. Poultry meat are being injected with a bizarre cocktail of chemicals such as salt, stabilizers (E450, E451), the milk protein lactose and the sweeteners dried glucose syrup and dextrose to counteract the salt.
Poultry meat is often injected chemicals to enhance flavor or keep from drying.
The meat resulting from such practice ends up so rubbery and tasteless, it is known in trade as ‘plastic chicken.’ It is believed that about 60,000 tons of chicken a year are involved in the process.
60,000 tons of chicken meat undergo plumping or enhancing each year.
This process is also known as plumping, enhancing or injecting. It often involves injecting liquid substances into the chicken which manufacturers claim enhances flavor or prevents the meat from drying. It remains legal in many countries all over the world.
Although no studies have been conducted yet about possible health risks from consuming such meat, paying for the extra weight of ‘water’ rather than poultry and buying something that would taste like rubber plastic should already account to massive food fraud. Sadly, it is one of the questionable manufacturing processes that have not been fully scrutinized.
This ‘Fairy Tale-Like’ Tiny Castle In England Is Up For Grabs Under £550,000
This tiny castle on sale will remind you so much about your childhood fantasies coming true.
Castles, dragons, knights, princes and princesses are what our common childhood fantasies are made of. But it looks like we won't be needing some pixie dust or wish fairies this time around. The smallest, 'fairy tale-like' castle in England is apparently up for grabs and it will make you want to live your own fairy tale too.
Yup, this is not a drill.
Situated in Long Compton near the village of Little Wolford, Warwickshire, Molly's Lodge is a grade II listed castle which used to be a gate house to the Weston Park Estate. According to Savills, this picturesque property is designed around 1830s by British architect Edward Blore who is remarkable for his contribution in John Nash's design of the Buckingham Palace. The castle sits atop 0.61 acre land which costs £550,000 or no more than the price of a mid-sized flat in London. ...
Explosion at Brazil Gas Station Leaves Car Wrecked and Woman Burned Beyond Recognition
What an unexpected and tragic ending for one of the victims.
The shocking moment when a car exploded at a petrol station in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil was captured by a security camera and is spreading like wildfire on the internet. The footage shows driver Jorge Siqueira de Souza, 45, outside a silver vehicle. He was chatting with a female passenger who was inside the car.
Seconds later, the vehicle explodes, sending de Souza flying through the air and landing a few feet from the wrecked car. The female passenger, identified as Erica de Lima Thiengo Siqueira, 27, was killed instantly. Reports say her body was burned beyond recognition in the blast.
A car unexpectedly explodes at a petrol station in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
North Korean Soldiers Showed Off Fake Weapons During Grand Military Parade
Former US intelligence officer Michael Pregent believes North Korea soldiers just tricked everyone by brandishing fake weapons.
During the grand parade to mark the 105th birth anniversary of North Korea's founder, Kim Il-sung, the country's military forces were in attendance. Of course the late founder's grandson — North Korea's current ruler, Kim Jong-Un — also graced the event.
The North Korean soldiers looked impressive as they marched in their uniforms. A number of them were also in full battle mode. They wore their camouflage uniforms and carried what looked like AK-47 assault rifles with grenade-launchers attached.
Grenade launchers attached to AK-47s? Not really.
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