Burger King Raises the Bar on Poultry Standards

March 21, 2017

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RBI will also transition to cage-free eggs for Burger King and Tim Hortons locations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Latin America by 2025.
RBI joins other brands in improving welfare rules.
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Burger King joined Chipotle, Panera Bread, and Quiznos in an initiative to improve its poultry welfare standards through a collaboration with nonprofit Mercy for Animals.

Under the new policy, Burger King’s parent company Restaurant Brands International (RBI) committed to using only chicken that meets the welfare standards outlined by Global Animal Partnership, an international farmed animal welfare certification program. Burger King intends to implement the changes by 2024 in its more than 15,000 U.S. locations and in Canada.