Saturday, February 9, 2008

Have Chicken, Will Travel - To the Olympics

So how do you like your chicken? Steeped in steroids with a dash of animal medication and insectiside? If so, you're out of luck if you're on the United States Olympic team headed to Beijing. After some painstaking detective work that found any manner of chemicals in local Chinese fare, the New York Times reports today that nutritionists for the U.S.O.C. have decided to ship in most of what they need, especially lean protein, like chicken (link). The move looks to keep athletes healthy and, especially, out of hot water with doping control agents.

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