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Also, remember that most chicken has added saline as well.

If you eat more natural white meat, it’s drier because there is less fat and no added fluid.

Often, just water. Chicken is sold by the pound. If you increase its weight by 5%, then you just got a close to free way of boosting profits by that amount.

They don't even hide the fact that they do it; most of them print it right on the packaging.

I quit buying supermarket chicken a long time ago because the quality is very poor. I trim the excess fat off chicken, and supermarket stuff has so much waste it was shocking.

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