The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) apparently didn't realize that feelings about clean chicken run pretty hot...but they know that now.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) tweeted a warning a few days ago to consumers not to wash raw chicken, and some people took it personally.

Personally, I took no offense to their suggestion--but I'm not really that passionate about chicken. Other folks, it seems, found the warning to be very similar to a good slap in the face.

Lighten up, says the CDC:

Well...that bit of advice seems to have gone over very well.