Jan 20, 2010
Um, yeah, Russia is banning American chicken now. According to the New York Times, the government imposed an open-ended ban on American chicken imports that started Tuesday, ostensibly because the US companies had failed to adhere to new food safety regulations. The move will probably make chicken prices go up in Russia, but people will be more proud, the Times claims.
What is your pride worth, Russia? More expensive chicken? More expensive chicken that was not made more meaty and wonderful with the overuse of hormones and synthetic chemicals? Yes, the American chicken is fattier. But come on. One American chicken could get a child through an entire Moscow winter. That's just a fact. Source? Me. I made it through a Moscow winter on one American chicken boiled down into the fattiest soup I ever had. But I digress...
Apparently, many Russians have been choosing not to buy American chicken lately anyway because they're full of chemicals. As always, Elustrator is here to amuse us: