PETA pressures Brinker on animal slaughter method

DALLAS People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has submitted a shareholder resolution to Brinker International Inc. that calls on the casual-dining company to move its poultry suppliers toward “controlled-atmosphere killing.”

The advocacy group, based in Norfolk, Va., said it owns 190 Brinker shares. The company, parent to the Chili’s Grill & Bar chain, has nearly 101.2 million shares outstanding.

PETA cited quick-service operators such as Burger King,

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