Kentucky Fried Cruelty: Think twice before you eat in KFC

Thursday, September 11, 2008

If you love eating chicken, please eat, but respect one of the most precious gift of nature, i.e. Life. Nature has given every species a right to live with honor. It's very important that we respect the life of other animals. Carnivorous consumers are there in food chain. It's understandable, "Survival of the fittest" still rules. But that does not mean that Homo Sapiens are given a free licence to kill animals like what KFC is doing.

"KFC suppliers cram birds into huge waste-filled factories, breed and drug them to grow so large that they can’t even walk, and often break their wings and legs. At slaughter, the birds’ throats are slit and they are dropped into tanks of scalding-hot water—often while they are still conscious. It would be illegal for KFC to abuse dogs, cats, pigs, or cows in these ways. KFC’s own animal welfare advisors have asked the company to take steps to eliminate these abuses, but KFC refuses to do so. Many advisors have now resigned in frustration. []"

Take a look at this cruelty. The trailer and accompanying descriptions in the first video here are a fictional dramatization inspired by true events.

"In July 2004, PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) revealed the results of an investigation into a KFC-supplying slaughterhouse in Moorefield, West Virginia, where workers were caught on video stomping on chickens, kicking them, and violently slamming them against floors and walls. Workers also ripped the animals' beaks off, twisted their heads off, spat tobacco into their eyes and mouths, spray-painted their faces, and squeezed their bodies so hard that the birds expelled feces—all while the chickens were still alive.[source]"

Check out this original footageI must warn you that the video may be disturbing.

That was one of the most cruel video I have ever seen in my life so far. It took some time to get back to normal. I have decided not to eat chicken in KFC for the rest of my life, will definitely try my best to avoid others dragging me into KFC outlets. If you think you respect animal life, please think twice before you go to KFC, if not, at least think again!

Read more about Kentucky Fried Cruelty on
Kentucky Fried Cruelty link via Churumuri blog.


Unknown said...

Yo !!!

I appreciate you writing about KFC. However, I just don't think what you say makes any sense when you say ( I don;t eat at KFC ). Dude !!, does not matter whether you eat in KFC or not, chicken is a chicken and its being killed to be on your plate so that is the reality.. Statements like " I don't eat at KFC does not make sense to me"

If you respect animal rights, QUIT eating meat and I would appreciate that.

!! Jinks !!

Manjunath Singe said...


d00d, I understand. I don't want to justify that eating chicken is okay.. I became vocational non-vegetarian by accident (that too in 8th sem of engg). But there are some situations where I am actually forced to eat. I have already started making efforts to quit. It's just that I am not able to avoid some situations. Hope i will make it some day..

Thanks d00d... :)

Unknown said...

I dont think this happens in India. Cruelty seems to be because of the huge demand there. India has lot of mini slaughter houses, and not of this magnitude..
Anyways.. This is not halaal cut (and indian kfc/pizza hut etc claim its all halaal) If thats the case, i cannot eat there.. i have to do some research now :-)

Anonymous said...

Great one, Manju
Got the link from Nishad...

Can you please write something on illegal cow-slaughter in India ?
I am waiting ... :)

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