Choke So-Called Doctors, Not Chicken

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The suspicious ties between PCRM and PETA notwithstanding, the entire basis for their lawsuit against fast food companies rests on quicksand. They claim tests revealed PHIP, a possibly carcinogenic compound, to be found in the chicken at major fast food chains.

The suspicious ties between PCRM and PETA notwithstanding, the entire basis for their lawsuit against fast food companies rests on quicksand. They claim tests revealed PHIP, a possibly carcinogenic compound, to be found in the chicken at major fast food chains.

But commenter Mike M says, “I’m a chemist, and I can say that Phip is in nearly every protein-based food that is grilled (perhaps even including grilled tofu).”

Besides, PHIPS has only been shown to be a possible initiator and promoter of prostate cancer in rats.

So as long as you’re not a rodent in a cancer experiment, you should be all good.