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SUBMITTED UMAR ALI
MAM RABIA SARFARZ
STUDENT OF BBA 5TH SEMESTER BANKING & FINANCE GOVERNMENT
DATE OF SUBMISSION: 5TH NOVEMBER 2010
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it is one of the most well known restaurant chains in the world especially with reference to chicken. Thailand. On top of these. It boasts of over eleven thousand restaurants located in over eighty countries of the world. In total. These are served in various forms such a Chunky chicken hot pie. The company's headquarters are found at Kentucky in the US. The company's jar maproduct is chicken. Spain and Barbados. there are three hundred products that the company offers the public. chicken fillets. China. Examples here include. KFC is part of a global restaurant system known as Yum! This is the reason why the company normally teams up with other restaurants under the Yum! Brand like Taco Bell and Pizza Hut. UK. chicken sandwiches among others. the company also serves a variety of burgers and other non-chicken related foods. Pakistan and many more. Kuwait.INTRODUCTION The company chosen for analysis is Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) fast food restaurants. Additionally. . Puerto Rico.
and even KFC's own animal welfare advisers agree that these conditions are unethical and need to be changed. Apart from Bangalore.. KFC is an industry leader.. This is why KFC has to change its inhumane treatment of chickens. it will be matter of time before other restaurant chains change their practices to resemble KFC's in an attempt to reduce costs. sentient beings capable of feeling pain) are more important than corporations like KFC making more money. such as chickens being stomped on and having their limbs ripped off. and as such is an example for other chicken restaurants. The simplest way to show that you don't support KFC is by boycotting them until they change their ways. Some people find this too much of a stretch. some members from the opposition parties were vocal in their displeasure. because if we do not force them to change. However. A more effective and wide reaching approach is to no longer eat meat products all together. . It was considered India's fastest growing metropolis in the 1990s. from being trapped in an extremely small cage(smaller than all legal cages in Europe) with up to five other chickens. KFC's Entry in India Foreign fast food companies were allowed to enter India during the early 1990s due to the economic liberalization policy of the Indian Government.000. KFC employs harsh conditions for their chickens throughout their entire lives. This is well known. KFC got embroiled in various controversies even before it started full. to being scalded alive at the slaughter house. KFC was among the first fast food multinationals to enter India. These are common abuses in KFC factory farms. The lives of hundreds of millions of chickens (intelligent. and well documented fact. have been documented by animal rights organizations such as PETA.000 chickens a year. When the issue of granting permission to multinational food giants to set up business in the country came up for discussion in the Indian parliament.KFC UNETHICAL ISSUES OR BEHAVIORS KFC is responsible for the suffering and brutal slaughter of over 800. but those who make the change rarely look back. Bangalore was chosen as the launch pad because it had a substantial upper middle class population. with a trend of families eating out. and even worse abuses.fledged business in India. PepsiCo planned to open 60 KFC and Pizza Hut outlets in the country in the next seven years. KFC opened its first fast-food outlet in Bangalore in June 1995. On receiving permission to open 30 new outlets across the country.
which would adversely affect its agriculture and the environment. economic. PETA accused KFC of cruelty towards chickens and released a video tape showing the ill-treatment of birds in KFC's poultry farms. 1995 to protest the entry of fast food multinationals and the Westernization of local agriculture.. vehemently condemned KFC's entry into India. He argued that non-vegetarian fast-food restaurants like KFC would encourage Indian farmers to shift from production of basic crops to more lucrative varieties like animal feed and meat. KFC planned a massive expansion program in India.The regulatory authorities found that KFC's chickens did not adhere to the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act. an animal rights protection organization. KFC faced problems in the form of protests by angry farmers led by the Karnataka Rajya Ryota Sangha (KRRS). saying that it was unethical to promote highly processed 'junk food' in a poor country like India with severe malnutrition problems. The farmers leader. The case highlights the ethical issues involved in Kentucky Fried Chicken's (KFC) business operations in India. who led these protests. Issues: » Understand the significance of cultural. Nanjundaswamy expressed concern that the growing number of foreign fast food chains would deplete India's livestock. Nanjundaswamy.From the very first day of opening its restaurant. KRRS held a convention on November 01. Since the late 1990s. leaving poorer sections of society with no affordable food. undeterred by the protests by PETA and other animal rights organizations. regulatory and ecological issues while establishing business in a foreign country » Appreciate the need for protecting animal rights in developed and developing countries like India » Understand the importance of ethics in doing business » Examine the reasons for protests of PETA » Identify solutions for KFC's problems in Ind . 1954. Chickens contained nearly three times more monosodium glutamate (popularly known as MSG. KFC faced severe protests by People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). a flavor enhancing ingredient) as allowed by the Act.. However.
With the negative effect of this to the people. it has been observed that Kentucky Fried Chicken is using oil which contains Tran’s fatty acids. seeking an injunction against the KFC and its parent company. That means a big order of fries has as much bad fat as a signature burger. Gram for gram. This kind of oil is noted to increase cholesterol and even increased the risk of having heart disease. The controversial campaign group claims to have proof of grotesque abuses inflicted upon chickens by KFC suppliers. KFC using oil which contains Tran's fatty acids Being one of the most popular fast food restaurants and with millions of people patronising the products and foods offered by the company.KFC and Yum Brands sued for false statements People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals are seeking an injunction to stop "deceptive statements" by KFC and its parent company on animal welfare issues. it is important the company adheres to ethical standards specifically in terms of providing healthy foods. they are believed to be twice as damaging as saturated fat. for making "false statements with regard to its animal welfare practices". they are invisible to consumers. They are asking the court for an injunction to stop the defendants from continuing to make such statements. The CSPI found that the trans-fat content in most chains’ French fries equaled or even exceeded the amount of saturated fat. Yum! Brands (Yum). the case was being carried over by the consumer group Center for Science in the Public Interest and told the company to use healthier cooking products than the one they are using. KFC has been faced with problems in terms of following business ethics and finding ways to find solutions to these kinds of issue. . They are by-products of hydrogenation of liquid vegetable oils in the manufacture of margarines and hydrogenated fats to formulate commercially prepared baked goods and fried foods (1995) like what have been accused to KFC. published by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). However. Tran’s fatty acids have been the topic of much debate among nutrition scientists. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) filed a complaint in California Superior Court today. reported in 1997 that in clinical studies Tran’s fat raised people’s blood cholesterol about as much as saturated fat did. As authorities discovered this. Because trans-fatty acids are not listed on food labels. The Nutrition Action Health letter. PETA contends that statements KFC are making about animal welfare mislead animalfriendly consumers and are unlawfully deceptive.
trans fats can bring about complicated health diseases that many people in the UK are fighting. • • • • Obesity Diabetes Coronary heart disease Other disorders . fast food restaurant. Once taken out of the cages. burning and ripping off chickens' heads while they are still alive. One particular type of fat that has received so much attention from the corresponding individuals is Trans fats. KFC claims on its site that consumers around the world "enjoy more than 300" of its products. these include. I wonder if those same people would enjoy visiting KFC's "Supplier of the Year" slaughterhouse in West Virginia to witness all the violence against defenseless chickens? Boycott KFC and its affiliates. Before being crammed into dangerous cages resulting in broken body parts. Despite these good qualities. chickens endure further torment by obviously sick individuals who need to prove their so called human superiority by beating. The purpose of these trans fats is to prolong shelf life and to make commodities prepared through baking last longer. KFC is condoning unnecessary chicken suffering. the type of fats utilised when cooking foods highly affects the nutritional and health value of the food. even though KFC claims to have an animal welfare board. Trans fats are those types of fats that are emanated from oil during the hardening process. They are left suffering in unsanitary conditions reeking of ammonia and feces. By doing business with inhumane companies. chickens' sensitive beaks are chopped off without any painkillers.KFC does business with facilities that torture chickens Amounting to about 850 million chickens a year. Show KFC that it must adopt and enforce an animal welfare program if it intends to keep any customers. According to health experts and other nutritionists. Another issue that the company is currently grappling with is firmly tied to the nature of the industry that the company operates in.
KFC take some actions to improve the quality of chicken according to PETA 4. Indian protest against the KFC is well known so now the KFC needs to acquaint with the environment of country and its culture because Indian has protested against this Junk food which leads to many diseases. 2. According to PETA or another animal right organizations animal should slaughtered in the Islamic way or zibah or don’t cruel with chicken(animal). there are some ethical issues that come into play when considering the nature of the industry itself.Suggestions to improvement 1.helium. KFC must not doing their business to torture the chickens and satisfy their customers according to their needs Conclusion As a restaurant operating under the fast food industry. individuals tend to focus on the negative aspects of ethics and fail to look at things from another angle. KFC also has to deal with different ethical issues in their capacity as a business corporation. 3. Also. The purpose of this report on KFC unethical issues was to provide an in-depth analysis of the fast food industry through two contrary ideas.com/items/433031-kfc-the-torture-of-chickens www.asp?ContentID=808 . Any company worth its salt should have a code of ethics and must be prepared to stick by it KFC has breached a substantial number of their ethics codes. However. the moral and legal obligations that KFC has adhered to and also the ethical misgivings that the company has engaged in too.kfcpakistan. Reference: www. This is especially since the Health Ministry in the region announced a battle against obesity.com/content. Most times. 5. it’s a practically experience that KFC( D-ground branch) employees behavior with customer is not good and customer also claim to their headquarter through web site claim boxes so they should behave properly with customers. one must not assume that the ethical issues facing KFC are one sided.ethicalcorp.com/ www.
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