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PETA Launching Boycott of KFC

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by 6souls, Jan 7, 2003.

  1. 6souls

    6souls 12oz Junior Member

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    PETA Launching Boycott of KFC

    Discussion started by 6souls - Jan 7, 2003

    NORFOLK, Va. - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said Monday it is launching a boycott against KFC because of alleged animal-rights abuses by the chain of fried-chicken restaurants.

    The Norfolk-based animal rights group said it has tried for nearly two years to persuade KFC's parent company, Yum Brands Inc. of Louisville, Ky., to change the way it raises and slaughters chickens.

    PETA said that because those negotiations failed, it will launch a campaign to put public pressure on the company.

    Yum denied PETA's allegations.

    "We require all of our suppliers to follow welfare guidelines, developed by us with leading experts on our animal welfare advisory council," the company said. "Our suppliers are receiving unannounced audits at their poultry facilities throughout the year. Failure to comply with our strict guidelines would result in termination of our supplier agreement, if remedial action is not taken."

    PETA said it wants an end to "crude and ineffective electric stunning and throat-slitting" of chickens, and called for improvements in the conditions under which the chickens are raised. The organization said the birds should be allowed more space.

    Yum, which was created in 1997 as a spinoff of food businesses formerly owned by PepsiCo, also owns the Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and Long John Silver restaurant chains.

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  2. socrates

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    socrates - Replied Jan 7, 2003

    They fuckin selll fried chicken...how are they not already boycotted.peta is dumb.....................veggies are dumb...they selll meat don't they already hate them?............
     
  3. Sega Genesis

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    Sega Genesis - Replied Jan 7, 2003

    *yawn*
     
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    BURZUM - Replied Jan 7, 2003

    mmmmmmmm......Chikin.....
     
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    Weapon X - Replied Jan 7, 2003

    i forget the whole story, but i know that some 19 year old kid founded PETA after sneaking into a animal experimentation lab with a video camera. My opinion of PETA not withstanding, I believe that guy deserves a lot of props.
     
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    Klypse - Replied Jan 7, 2003

    lets save the children before we save the damn nuggets ill eat a fucking nugget
     
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    40ozbreath - Replied Jan 7, 2003

    who cares the chicken ends up dead cut up and nice and greasy for your fat asses anyway, i hate greasy ass chicken
     
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  8. 87centHitMan

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    87centHitMan - Replied Jan 7, 2003

    Debeaking? why the hell would they need to take the beak off when they probabaly should just cut the head off and get it over with? OK...
     
  9. batsnake

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    batsnake - Replied Jan 7, 2003

    those kfc chickens dont even have beaks. i saw this channel13 type show on kfc etc chicken raising and they fucked with these chicken so that they had no feathers and like 10 legs. seriously this shit was wrong.
     
  10. DankLordz

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    DankLordz - Replied Jan 7, 2003

    you should care man. there needs to be guidelines for how these companies do their dirty work.. im glad PETA is trying to do something about it, shit just shouldn't fly like that.


    animal liberation now,
    danklordz.
     
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    bodice_ripper - Replied Jan 7, 2003

    for all the post modern, pseudo-cynics, fronting like they have "real" view on life - while anyone who dares to even *think* perhaps this might be cruel is a hippy SHUT UP AND CONSUME SHUT UP AND CONSUME. there's a HUGE difference between humanely killing and eating meat and this:

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    don't pretend like you aren't disgusted
     
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    post. - Replied Jan 7, 2003

    from that website...









    this chicken lived for 18 months with NO HEAD! apparently unaware that it had no head, it still continued to try and crow and preen it's feathers with it's stumpy neck.
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    post. - Replied Jan 7, 2003

    but yeah, I don't eat that shit. Chicken grosses me out more than any other type of meat.
     
  14. Dr. Dazzle

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    Dr. Dazzle - Replied Jan 7, 2003

    My family has gotten food posioning twice from KFC. My brother vowed to get revenge on George Costanza while he was puking franatically and mumbling incoherently....
     
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    podrido - Replied Jan 7, 2003

    damn i didnt even care about the damn chickens until i saw the pics lol,
    its a good thing i banned eating fried chicken years ago.
     
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