KFC's new $5 Double Down sandwich arrived in shops nationwide earlier this year. A pair of chicken patties serve as a bun, encasing bacon, cheese, and sauce. Krista Kennell/Sipa Press/Newscom
The Luther, a bacon cheeseburger between glazed donuts, may have been named after legendary record producer Luther Vandross. Tipsy Parson, Flickr User gsz http://www.flickr.com/photos/37601286@N06/
Weighing 55.12 pounds, Big Bob's Texas Belt Buster is officially the World's Largest Hamburger. It was created in Pattaya, Thailand, by Bob Schindler, the owner of Bob's BBQ & Grill, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the King of Thailand's reign. IG/WN/ES/Newscom/File
A plate of turducken, that is, a duck stuffed inside a chicken stuffed inside a turkey, is featured in the Detroit Free Press Test Kitchen. William Archie/Detroit Free Press/MCT/Newscom/File
Workers at Puertollano municipal market try to break the Guinness World Record by making the world's longest chorizo sausage in Puertollano, Ciudad Real, central Spain, on Jan. 22. Using more than 1,300 pounds of meat and more than 260 pounds of paprika, they are trying make a one-kilometer-long sausage. Mariano Cieza/EFE/Newscom
The design collective Mixed Species has created underpants made from beef jerky, that you can buy and - if you feel so inclined - wear. The company specializes in handmade and printed goods. These beef pants are ordered to fit, and are currently available at online store Etsy. CRB/WN/Newscom
The Bacon Explosion consists of weaved bacon wrapped around a sausage. In making the recipe, roll the sausage and bacon towards you and while trying to keep the bacon weave tight. Melissa Helmintoller/Newport News Daily Press/MCT/Newscom
Bacon cheeseburger meatloaf may not look that good, but the Food Network's Paula Deen has a great recipe. Bo Rader/Wichita Eagle/MCT/Newscom
A pig-faced meatloaf flashes an onion smile during preparation in this photo. Newscom
Reindeer pate, is a popular condiment in Finland. Flickr User Krissyho http://www.flickr.com/photos/missyho/
You can buy a whole chicken in a can for only $9.95. Flickr User chilie http://www.flickr.com/photos/chilie/
Horse meat and pig meat were found in burgers and ground beef sold at Ireland's biggest supermarkets. Traces of pig DNA appear in 85 percent of the tested meat, and one burger was roughly 30 percent horse meat.
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January 15, 2013
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Horse meat, horse DNA, and pig DNA were found in burgers and other ground beef products, announced an Irish food safety watchdog. One burger, sold by global retailer Tesco, was made of roughly 30 percent horse meat.