Thursday, May 1, 2008

PETA takes aim at Wendy's (Again)

PETA Challenges Triarc to Change Wendy's Practices
2008-04-29 —

PETA president Ingrid E. Newkirk sent the following letter to Triarc's CEO Roland Smith and Chair Nathan Peltz today challenging the Atlanta-based company to improve Wendy's animal practices:

"Dear Messrs. Smith and Peltz:

I'm writing on behalf of PETA and our more than 1.8 million members and supporters worldwide regarding your purchase of Wendy's.

I know that there are many people unhappy with this purchase, but I want you to know that those of us at PETA who have been nudging Wendy's to eliminate the worst abuses of the animals raised and killed for its restaurants are relieved. Perhaps now, Wendy's will make some long-overdue progress on this issue. Read More

PETA is apparently still stinging from their failed efforts to have Wendy’s use cage free eggs. Back in February, PETA placed ads in newspaper urging people to call Wendy’s and tell them to switch. Wendy’s ended up getting more calls against the switch, and chose not do change anything.

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