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Finger Lickin' Good News: KFC Pledges a Better Bucket


Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 460 days ago - greenpeace.org
This week, we've got some good news for Indonesia's rainforests, and the endangered tigers living there. Thanks to pressure from Greenpeace supporters around the globe, Yum! Brands, the largest restaurant company in the world and parent company of KFC,



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Natasha Salgado (505)
Friday April 5, 2013, 5:08 am
Glad to hear this...now prove it!!!
 

Barbara D. (109)
Friday April 5, 2013, 6:05 am
Good news! I'm glad these companies are starting to take their responsibilities more seriously.
 

Donna Hamilton (133)
Friday April 5, 2013, 6:23 am
Good news!
 

Ruth L. (288)
Friday April 5, 2013, 6:24 am
Good progress hopefully
 

Nyack Clancy (426)
Friday April 5, 2013, 6:40 am
Great news- noted- thank you
 

Kit B. (277)
Friday April 5, 2013, 6:54 am

We have to keep the pressure on them or they will do as they please when not being watched.
 

Ben Oscarsito (351)
Friday April 5, 2013, 7:20 am
Well, to me KFC stands for Kentucky Freaking Crap!
 

Cher Away Personal Msgs ONLY (1466)
Friday April 5, 2013, 7:24 am


lol Ben! I always call it Kentucky Fried Cruelty!


 

Debbie Williamson (258)
Friday April 5, 2013, 8:02 am
That is some news, but better news will be if they go out of business completely.
 

naomi cohen (62)
Friday April 5, 2013, 8:17 am
as long as they follow through, this is great. thank you, cher. noted.
 

Ruth S. (313)
Friday April 5, 2013, 8:41 am
KFC stop abusing Chickens!!!
 

Sandi C. (236)
Friday April 5, 2013, 9:00 am
good to hear will it last?
 

pam w. (191)
Friday April 5, 2013, 9:07 am
SUSTAINED, CONTINUED improvement is the goal...not just promises.
 

Sue Matheson (68)
Friday April 5, 2013, 9:23 am
thanks
 

Jen A. (4)
Friday April 5, 2013, 9:33 am
Good to hear that KFC is joining the other restaurants to help the rainforest. Now to get the last of them to also do it.
 

Julie E. (256)
Friday April 5, 2013, 10:13 am
Hopefully others will do the same.
 

Elena Bonati (35)
Friday April 5, 2013, 10:53 am
Thank you!
 

Carol D. (104)
Friday April 5, 2013, 12:23 pm
Glad they are starting to listen
 

Christeen Anderson (469)
Friday April 5, 2013, 12:30 pm
Thanks for this bit of good news.
 

Birgit W. (140)
Friday April 5, 2013, 12:47 pm
Thank you
 

Aurea Walker (175)
Friday April 5, 2013, 1:16 pm
Only time will tell. Quite frankly unless we keep a constant eye on them, they will revert back to their unethical practices. Believe nothing of what you hear, only half of what you see and do not give a damn for nothing other than hard facts.
 

Lisa sick Windsor (154)
Friday April 5, 2013, 2:30 pm
Nooted & thanks Cher!
 

Beth M. (249)
Friday April 5, 2013, 2:47 pm
Hopefully they follow through. We will need to stay on watch.
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Friday April 5, 2013, 3:23 pm
Good news hopefully.
 

Jude Hand (56)
Friday April 5, 2013, 3:41 pm
Noted and signed. I'm beyond delighted that KFC has made this move. It is, in fact, their second concession, the first in response to Greenpeace's campaign in recent months. Go, KFC!
 

Natalie V. (27)
Friday April 5, 2013, 4:05 pm
noted :-)
 

Allan Yorkowitz (457)
Friday April 5, 2013, 4:09 pm
I'm really impressed- Green Peace has made quite a bit of headway.
 

Mariette G. (145)
Friday April 5, 2013, 4:19 pm
Great news! Thanks Cher!
 

Judy C. (106)
Friday April 5, 2013, 4:29 pm
Some progress is better than none!
 

Mary Donnelly (46)
Friday April 5, 2013, 4:51 pm
Thanks Cher.
 

magdika-cecilia Perez (131)
Friday April 5, 2013, 7:08 pm
:(
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Friday April 5, 2013, 7:34 pm
Good news !!!
 

Dianne D. (453)
Friday April 5, 2013, 8:37 pm
Go vegan and no animals will be harmed or killed. Don't trust KFC.
 

Elena Bonati (35)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 3:29 am
Great news. Thanks!
 

Danuta Watola (1174)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 3:48 am
Noted
 

. (0)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 6:01 am
can they really be trusted...we'll see
 

Sharon F. (0)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 6:14 am
Forget KFC--think of all the abused chickens that end up in those containers--yuck. Go veg. You do not need to chew on a dead animal.
 

Robert K. (31)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 6:52 am
Sorry to disagree, but back in the 60 I went veggie and nearly died. My doctor explained that generally vegetarianism is good if handled correctly, but some people like me had to have meat. However I quit going to KFC years ago as I found theirs nearly inedible. Love that chicken from Popeye's. ;o)

This is not to excuse inhumane handling of chiskens. Chickens are people too.
 

Kristina J. (10)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 8:10 am
Stupid me, I thought this article might have something to do with the absolutely deplorable conditions the chickens are forced to live in: 24 hours of complete darkness to ensure that they keep eating nonstop, unable to move while being packed into a pen with no room to spare, the floor covered with a mix of fattening GMO 'food' and their own feces. If only we could lock up the executives of Yum in such conditions, that would be true justice.
 

Kristina J. (10)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 8:14 am
BTW, KFC chicken is the most disgusting and unnatural poultry item behind the jumbo 'turkey' leg. Those chickens are so morbidly obese that there are yellow globs of fat inside the muscle, even in the middle of the breast meat. I have never seen anything like it in any other chicken or turkey. YUM is a despicable corporation, YUCK is more like it!
 

Isabelle J. (87)
Saturday April 6, 2013, 11:03 am
Good start.
 

Carol H. (229)
Sunday April 7, 2013, 6:45 pm
Im cautiously optimistic, thanks Cher
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 10:22 am
Noted. This is good news.
 
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