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Tyson Challenges Perdue’s Ads As Deceptively Boasting “Happy” Chickens

Stuart McDonald Animals, Blog

In a blatant case of the pot calling the kettle black, Tyson Foods recently challenged fellow poultry giant Perdue Farms, Inc., by way of the National Advertising Division (NAD). The advertisement in question — painting all of Perdue’s chickens as organic and “happy” —was found to be misleading. Perdue recently began broadcasting these ads on YouTube and television, depicting chickens …

VICTORY: COK Prompts End of Cruel Practice at Third Major Poultry Producer

Compassion Over Killing Staff Animals, Campaigns, Investigations

Following campaign efforts by Compassion Over Killing (COK), Wayne Farms, the nation’s sixth largest poultry producer, has stated that it will end the brutal practice of stabbing a dull plastic “bone” through the sensitive nostrils of young male breeder chickens. The painful practice, commonly known as “boning,” is done to severely restrict the food intake of the male birds, and …

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Powerful Documentary Blows Whistle on Chicken Industry

Compassion Over Killing Staff Animals, Blog, Uncategorized

Fusion TV just released an in-depth investigative documentary exposing the underbelly of the chicken industry – from the abuse and neglect forced upon animals to the unfair conditions endured by contractors to marketing claims that are misleading consumers. The documentary is based on Craig Watts, a North Carolina contract farmer who has raised chickens for Perdue since the early 1990’s, …