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PETA presses Jack in the Box on slaughter methods

SAN DIEGO People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals submitted a shareholder resolution Monday asking Jack in the Box Inc. to require poultry suppliers to set a timeline for switching to a less-cruel slaughter method.

PETA advocates the use of “controlled atmosphere killing,” or CAK, in which chickens breathe a non-poisonous gas mixture that puts them “to sleep.” The group contends that the method is more humane than traditional slaughter practices that cause the

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