The Very Unappetizing Truth About McDonald's Chicken Meals
June 05, 2010
Tens of thousands are crushed together, each confined to a tiny space. They will live for just 40 days before hitting the genetically-engineered slaughter weight -- if they don’t die before then.
McDonald's has tried to relaunch itself as a chain that cares about the provenance of its food and its relationship with farmers. But the majority of their chickens come frozen from Brazil or Thailand.
The Daily Mail reports:
“... having assumed the moral high ground, [McDonald's] customers will no doubt be all the more surprised to learn that when it comes to its ever-growing range of chicken products there has been no such transformation. Perhaps unsurprisingly, it is something McDonald's largely glosses over.”