The battle of the acronyms is on, this time it’s KFC vs. PETA. Kentucky Fried Chicken has recently released a new atomic chicken sandwich. This one may be more deadly than the ones dripping in melted parm at your local bodega or pizza joint. This KFC sandwich is called the Double Down and it consists of two fried chicken fillets with a filling of two slices of Monterey Jack and pepper jack cheese, two slices of bacon, and sauce, with no bun.
I’ve never heard anyone say anything good about this sandwich since its debut on April 12th and adding to the bad response is PETA. In this case PETA does not stand for People Eating Tasty Animals because they are catching fits over this sandwich.
According to their website:
PETA will begin touring the country with our anti-KFC hearse, which will make its first stop in KFC’s hometown, Louisville, Kentucky.
They claim the Double Down will lead to Double Down “means quadruple the Kentucky Fried Cruelty for animals, and it could mean quadruple bypasses for consumers since the consumption of animal fats has been linked to heart disease.” Isn’t it cute how they pretend to care about people?
Clearly KFC thinks that’s crazy talk or maybe they want to pass this off as a sometimes food. That hearse is definitely crazy. If PETA were paying attention to the NAACP they would know hearse campaigns are silly and don’t work.
Curiosity sales from the Double Down spectacle are probably more than enough for KFC to consider this multiple animal pile up with cheese a success.
The folks from a website called Diabetes Daily came up with a healthier version of the Double Down that substitutes 159 calories, 5 grams of fat and 1,120 mg of sodium away. Because we care about you for real, not just chickens here’s the link for the D.D. Double Down.
In case you were wondering KFC’s Double Down comes in at 540 calories, 32 grams of fat and 1,380 mg of sodium (a grilled version has 460 calories, 23 grams of fat and 1,430 milligrams of sodium).
Also an option: replacing the lack of bun with a sliced, glazed Krispy Kreme doughnut as suggested by TopCultured.
Read about the the other war going on outside on man is safe from HERE