What Were They Thinking?
If you haven’t already heard, KFC (whose name, I’m sorry, still stands for Kentucky FRIED Chicken, to me) has teamed up with Susan G. Komen for the Cure (you know, that organization that’s building breast cancer awareness?).
5,000 KFC restaurants (and I use the term “restaurants” loosely), will be serving up their fat-laden chicken in lovely pink buckets and donating a whopping 50 cents per bucket toward Komen for the Cure.
KFC is the same company that recently introduced the now infamous “Double Down” — two pieces of fried chicken fillets sandwiched around two slices of Monterey and Pepper Jack cheese, two slices of bacon and “special sauce,” containing reportedly 520 calories, 32 grams of fat and 1,380 milligrams of sodium! By the way, that’s a full day’s supply of sodium according to the American Heart Association. (more…)