McDonald’s, supplier cut ties to poultry farm

McDonald’s, supplier cut ties to poultry farm

Animal rights group posts video depicting abuse of livestock

McDonald's Corp. and one of its chicken suppliers have severed ties to a Tennessee poultry farm from which an animal rights group obtained video of birds being mistreated.

“We believe treating animals with care and respect is an integral part of a responsible supply chain and find the behavior depicted in this video to be completely unacceptable,” Oak Brook, Ill.-based McDonald’s said in a statement provided by Jeanette DeBartolo, communications supervisor.


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