KFC Uses DNA Test to Prove It Didn’t Serve Deep-Fried Rat

June 23, 2015

The chain says testing proves it was just a regular ol’ chicken tender.

Last week’s dubious story about a California man being served a deep-fried rat at a KFC has officially been debunked. Devorise Dixon alleged that one of the chicken tenders in his three-piece order was a rat that had somehow made its way into the deep-fryer; his Facebook post about the incident went viral, naturally, garnering more than 138,000 shares.

According to CBS 6, KFC attempted to investigate Dixon’s claim but he failed to cooperate. The chain then obtained the alleged rat from Dixon’s attorney and submitted it for DNA…