Tuesday, November 22, 2016

The globalized American chicken

We eat a lot of chicken and turkey breasts in this house, and I have often wondered: who eats the legs? This morning, the Wall Street Journal provides the answer. American chicken legs go to Africa, where they are favored because they are cheaper than breast meat. In 2014, our exports of frozen poultry to Ghana, Angola, and Congo came to more than half a billion dollars, which is not chicken feed.

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