The US is the world’s largest producer of broiler chickens – raising just under 9 billion each year. Chickens account for 95% of animals raised within t he US. There are little to no regulations for the welfare of broilers instituted by the federal government. Compassion in World Farming is seeking to raise the bar for industry practices by engaging consumers and food businesses in their Better Chicken Initiative.


By Laura del Campo


The US is the world’s largest producer of broiler chickens – raising just under 9 billion each year. Chickens account for 95% of animals raised within t he US. There are little to no regulations for the welfare of broilers instituted by the federal government. Compassion in World Farming is seeking to raise the bar for industry practices by engaging consumers and food businesses in their Better Chicken Initiative.


By Laura del Campo


The US is the world’s largest producer of broiler chickens – raising just under 9 billion each year. Chickens account for 95% of animals raised within t he US. There are little to no regulations for the welfare of broilers instituted by the federal government. Compassion in World Farming is seeking to raise the bar for industry practices by engaging consumers and food businesses in their Better Chicken Initiative.


By Laura del Campo

TCI: The Chicken Industry


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