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How can I help?

There are many ways that you can help to improve the welfare of broiler chickens:

Top ways to help

  • Buy higher welfare chicken meat that meets Animal Welfare Approved, Global Animal Partnership, or Certified Humane standards. If these options are not available, buy USDA Organic or pasture-raised poultry.
  • Request organic or pasture-raised poultry in restaurants.
  • Speak to the manager of your local supermarket and request that they stock only higher welfare chicken.
  • Choose to Eat Plants. For a Change. by opting for more plant-based options or participating in Meatless Mondays.
  • Encourage friends and family to buy certified higher welfare, organic, or free-range chicken.
  • Check the content of ready meals and chicken products. Buy products that contain free-range or organic chicken. Ask your local retailer to stock products containing higher welfare chicken.
  • Contact your local newspaper, radio, and TV station and ask them to carry a feature on chicken welfare.

What else can be done?

  • Find out more about the labels to look for when shopping for chicken.
  • Join Compassion in World Farming with a monthly gift or donation to support our work.
  • Support retailers and food companies that stock higher welfare chicken.



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