L214 activists carry out an action in a Burger King… by disguising themselves as chickens

published on Saturday, November 05, 2022 at 2:50 p.m.

The association for the defense of animalsux L214 a carried out an action in a fast food restaurant of the Burger King chain in Paris, Saturday, November 5. Disguised as a chicken, the volunteers denounced the conditions there “appalling” in which the chickens are raised, reports BFM TV.

L214 activists carried out an action in a Burger King restaurant in Paris, in the 1st arrondissement, on Saturday November 5 around 10 a.m., by disguising themselves…

in chickens. They were a hundred to enter the fast food, standing, a chicken mask on the face, and equipped with speakers reproducing the chirping of birds in breeding, explains BFM TV. The idea was to denounce and warn about the conditions of raising chickens, which can be found in particular on the menus of the restaurants of the Burger King chain.

Brigitte Gothière, co-founder of the association for the defense of animals, specified on Twitter that the volunteers present on the spot sought to stage “the appalling farming conditions“, while being “packed like chickens” inside the restaurant. In a statement, the association writes that the chickens live up to 22 per square meter and accuses Burger King of having refused “to end the worst practices of raising and slaughtering chickens. chickens”.

Nupes deputies came in support

The chickens used by Burger King live permanently in a kind of crowded subway. L214 reproduces today this strong promiscuity in a restaurant of the sign“, tweeted Brigitte Gothière. The action also received some political support, such as that of the deputy Europe Écologie-Les Verts Sandrine Rousseau, or the rebellious deputy Andy Kerbrat. Both were on hand to oppose “intensive farming” and “hypocrisy” from Burger King, continues the news channel.

L214 had so far been known for shock videos in which it revealed the cruelty of practices in various slaughterhouses and farms. This happening, lighter in form, aims to put pressure on the brand from the United States so that it undertakes to respect the criteria of the European Chicken Commitment, the European policy in this area.

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