27 Mar '12, 8pm

Wendy's will begin implementing less cruel slaughter methods for chickens #progress

Wendy's will begin implementing less cruel slaughter methods for chickens #progress

According to Wendy’s, they are the first fast-food chain to endorse the system, which many animal advocates consider a major improvement to industry standards. The chain also encourages other chicken producers to utilize LAPS. Wendy’s would not confirm what percentage of their chicken comes from OK Foods, maintaining only that the amount is “sizeable.” They are also working with US and Canadian pork suppliers to eliminate the use of sow gestation stalls, which are so tightly-packed that they prohibit the sows from moving. While animal rights activists argue that gestation stalls are inhumane, pork producers argue that larger stalls would drive up labor and food costs.

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2012/03/27/wendys-to-utilize-more...

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