As one of the most recognizable brands in the world, McDonald’s has tremendous power over the lives of animals — especially chickens. Hundreds of millions of birds are bred each year for McDonald’s menu items such as McNuggets and McChicken sandwiches. Sadly, the chickens raised and killed for McDonald’s endure horrific treatment.
Chickens are emotional and intelligent animals capable of suffering. That’s why nearly 90 companies, including many of McDonald’s competitors, have already established specific and meaningful policies to improve conditions in their chicken supply chains. It’s time for McDonald’s to step up to the plate and do the same.
ShaRhonda Dawson, mother of two McDonald’s-loving children, agrees. She even penned a petition calling on McDonald’s to change.