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Americans Are Finally Getting Tired of Chicken Breasts

  • In shift, chicken thighs are gaining popularity in U.S.
  • Producers worry that white meat can get bland and dry
A customer shops for meat at a store in Oakland, California.
A customer shops for meat at a store in Oakland, California.

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

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These are dark days for white meat.

For decades, the chicken breast has been America’s darling. Now everybody, it seems, is doubling down on thighs.