Meet the Innovators Who Want to Kill the Chicken Nugget

First it was burgers. Now plant-based startups are coming for the nugget — but chicken is a much tougher challenge.

Photo: Glenn Lacey

There are plenty of reasons to avoid chicken, including the frequently grueling and low-paying jobs offered by the poultry processing industry.

The holy trinity of price, taste, and convenience tends to be what wins out in the end.

Writer covering food, Ag, climate + tech. Managing Editor @ SciMoms. Bylines @ OneZero, Forbes, The Washington Post, Popular Mechanics, NY Mag + Mental Floss.

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