The Individuals for the Moral Remedy of Animals (PETA) isn’t laughing at Popeyes’ jab on the raging nationwide debate over emotional help animals on planes.
The world’s largest animal rights group has issued a fiery assertion chastising the fried hen chain for making gentle of the topic with their ‘Emotional Help Hen’ provider.
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For a restricted time, Popeyes is providing vacationers at Philadelphia Worldwide Airport an “Emotional Help Hen” disposable tote once they buy a Three-piece hen tender combo meal. The promotion gives friends with a carry-on field within the form of a hen and an indication boasting about its hen’s “comforting” results for vacationers.
PETA, nonetheless, wasn’t amused by the transfer, and responded on Twitter.
“#Popeyes is promoting bins of useless “emotional help chickens” for the vacations, proving they’re not above mocking psychological sickness AND animals who died grotesque deaths. That is what the field would appear to be if it informed the reality about what goes into their meals,” reps for PETA wrote on Dec. 19.
The group shared an illustrated picture of their tackle the to-go provider, that includes a hen with sad-looking eyes and a message concerning the chain’s “abused” hen inscribed on it.
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“This hen wants emotional help. She had no consolation or nourishment throughout her extremely irritating life. Like all Popeyes chickens, she was abused and killed and continuously restricted – by no means capable of roam or fly,” the graphic reads. “Popeyes is chargeable for the slaughter of hundreds of thousands of chickens per 12 months.”
In keeping with their official webpage, PETA boasts over 6.5 million members and supporters throughout the globe.
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Fox Information’ Alexandra Deabler contributed to this report.