24 Aug '11, 6pm

KFC Comes to East Africa, and Why That's a Bad Thing

KFC Comes to East Africa, and Why That's a Bad Thing

AP reports that the reason American fast food chains like McDonald's and, until now, KFC, haven't opened in the region is because of concerns over the local supply chain. KFC says that the launch of the just-opened restaurant took awhile because it had Kenchic implement a variety of policy and procedural changes to its supply chain, including ensuring that the chicken was kept cold "from farm to fork" and that items could be easily traced in the event of recalls, according to AP . Looking At the Big Picture What this point misses is that it's only because these chains are so massive , unsafe and unsustainable in the first place that they need to follow such "strict" policies when it comes to food safety. Truly strict food safety policies would place a higher priority on eliminating the risk factors that lead to food recalls , rather than creating a system that facilitates ...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/08/kfc-comes-to-east...

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