South Korean farms regularly ship their chickens for slaughter before they reach 30 days old to avoid illnesses developing. Photo: Korean Poultry Association/Handout
South Korean farms regularly ship their chickens for slaughter before they reach 30 days old to avoid illnesses developing. Photo: Korean Poultry Association/Handout
South Korea

Korean fried chicken becomes topic of debate after critic Hwang Kyo-ik rails against ‘tasteless’ meat

  • Food critic Hwang Kyo-ik has faced a fiery backlash from South Korea’s poultry industry after a recent Facebook tirade against Korean fried chicken
  • He blamed Korea’s ‘bad habit’ of slaughtering chickens at 30 days for the resulting meat being tasteless – saying only seasoning and sauce made it delicious

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South Korean farms regularly ship their chickens for slaughter before they reach 30 days old to avoid illnesses developing. Photo: Korean Poultry Association/Handout
South Korean farms regularly ship their chickens for slaughter before they reach 30 days old to avoid illnesses developing. Photo: Korean Poultry Association/Handout
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