The National Chicken Council Cruelty
It's time for The National Chicken Council (NCC) to encourage its members to phase out cruel live-shackle slaughter methods in their supply chains.
Run by President Mike Brown and with animal welfare overseen by Ashley Peterson, the NCC is a national, non-profit trade association that's "primary purpose is to serve as the advocate and voice for the US broiler chicken industry." Sadly, this organization chooses to use its voice to advocate for horrific industry standards, including the violent practice of live-shackle slaughter. Gruesome from beginning to end, the entire process of live-shackle slaughter is a true recipe for torture.
Progress on the Issue
More than 170 major food companies
have already committed to ending live-shackle slaughter in their supply chains, including these: