PETA's UnHappy Meal

unhappy mealWant to reward your kid for a job well done? Take him to McDonald's and get him a happy meal. Every kid's favorite without exception. Except your kid may end up with PETA's UnHappy meal that is distributed outside dozens of restaurants in the USA. Here is what PETA has to say about the campaign:

McDonald's markets its food to children by packaging it in brightly colored boxes with enclosed toys, but most kids would probably lose their lunch if they knew about the animal suffering that goes into the company's "Happy Meals." That's why PETA created Unhappy Meals to make sure that families know that the lives of the chickens who were killed for those McNuggets were anything but happy.

unhappy mealPETA's spoof of a McDonald's chicken sandwich box features the image of a knife-wielding "Ronald McDonald," along with pictures of birds who have been mutilated and scalded alive and information about controlled-atmosphere killing (CAK), the less cruel method of slaughter that PETA is asking McDonald's to adopt.

The inside of the Unhappy Meal box is stained with "blood" and contains a "blood"-filled packet urging McDonald's to "Ketchup With the Times," a paper cutout of a menacing Ronald McDonald with PETA's parody "I'm Hatin' It" logo, a "bloody" plastic chicken, and a "Chicken McCruelty" T-shirt wrapped up like a sandwich.

PETA's Unhappy Meal reminds us that there are no federal laws protecting chickens in slaughterhouses and that it's up to McDonald's to require that its suppliers stop breaking chickens' wings and legs and scalding them alive. Until the company agrees to eliminate the worst abuses chickens suffer for the chain, we should all tell McDonald's, "We're hatin' it!"


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Ever since I watched the film "SuperSize Me" I have not eaten at a fast food restaurant. There are many quality options (until I discover otherwise) here in Delaware like our local WaWa or even the local supermarket that now offers prepared food, that I can very easily avoid the trap of traditional fast food restaurants. I get worried about were we all are headed as individuals and a society with our choices and fads and most have latest and greatest...our values have declined or maybe as I get older it is a product of age and missing the concepts of my youth; anyway, I totally support PETA and their campaign to stop McDonalds and others with their abuses to animals...not to mention our children.

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I hope PETA will print a link to the site where people can read today's article about "Exclusive: PETA’s Pet Killing Program Set a New Record in 2008: Public Records: PETA Found Adoptive Homes for Less than 1 out of 300 Animals"

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I agree 100000000%. PETA kills.

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Haven't eaten at McDonald's for ages and surely my kids won't ever eat there... and now with this maybe I should prevent at any cost they even get to know those arcs logo...

Better to take them for a healthy pic nic, running and of course having fun with our dog...

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At least McDonald's tries to offer healthy options. If people didn't buy the junk, they wouldn't make it. What PETA doesn't consider is that this type of sensationalism simply draws more attention to that which they hate.

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Sounds like parents need to add something else to the list of what to teach their kids to avoid.
"Don't take candy from strangers, don't go anywhere with anyone you don't know, and don't take happy meals from PETA members outside of restaurants."

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