Monday, January 21, 2013

Is Imitation Calamari Made From Pig Rectum?

18 January 2013

By Daniel Engber

A friend told me the other day that she'd heard a horrifying report on public radio: You know those deep-fried, chewy rings of calamari? Sure. Well, they're sometimes served in imitation form, made from slices of a pig's rectum. Wait ... what?! And so it happened second-hand, as these things almost always do: An urban legend hatched and spread its wings. [...]