and the U.S.
to take a
hens out of
and shareholder's requests.
They say that
McDonald's Current Hen Conditions:
72 square inches is all the space each each egg-producing hen lives in. This is smaller than a sheet of paper. It leaves little room to move
5% of the hens is all the Humane Society asked McDonald's to raise outside of battery cages. McDonald's declined.
Going Cage Free: McDonald's is one of the largest chains not to switch to cage-free hen raising. However, the company admits that Burger King, Wendy's, Denny's, Quiznos, Carl's Jr. and Hardee's use cage-free eggs.
McDonald's already uses cage free hens in the U.K. and Australia.
McDonald's Board of Directors also declined a suggestion from PETA regarding the humane slaughter of chickens. In fact, they criticized PETA for being PETA.)