Chipotle bows to PETA’s demands on chicken suppliers

DENVER Chipotle Mexican Grill has agreed to give preference to suppliers that use what People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals terms “less cruel” forms of slaughtering chickens.

The agreement prompted PETA to withdraw a shareholder resolution to limit the 700-unit chain’s chicken purchasing options to suppliers that use “controlled atmosphere killing," or CAK. In that method of slaughter, the birds’ oxygen is slowly replaced with other gases.


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