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Olympic Snowboarder Greg Bretz Should Bail on McDonald’s

Written by PETA | February 25, 2010
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Greg Bretz

Some say Olympic snowboarder Greg Bretz “won” an informal McNugget-eating contest by downing 60 blobs of fried chicken bits. But judging by the dazed expression on his face in the second photo, I’m thinking that even he agrees: major biff!

Regardless, we’ve asked Greg to lay off the McNuggets until McDonald’s adopts a less cruel slaughter method. McCruelty in the U.S. and Canada refuses to improve slaughter methods for birds, instead allowing suppliers to break chickens’ bones and scald many of them to death—never mind that controlled-atmosphere killing (CAK), approved for use in the U.S., is already used by McDonald’s suppliers in Europe.

Perhaps he’ll decide to follow Olympic medalist and snowboarder extraordinaire Hannah Teter’s lead, who, when asked about life at the Olympics, scored gold in the hearts of caring people around the world when she quipped, “They have McDonald’s at the athlete village, so I’ll hit that up every morning. … Not!”

Written by Karin Bennett

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  • Megan says:

    Besides McDonalds horrific habits as far as the chickens go… this place will make you obese like most of America already is they dont have anything on their menu that is good for you! So why do people continue to down Big Mac’s then complain that their fat?? I dont get it! STOP EATING deep fat fried animals! YUCK!

  • cyndi kennedy says:

    its unfortunate that in this day and age we are still fighting the good fight trying to convince normally smart people that animal abuse is wrong as if people dont know that animals feel hurt pain sadness. its sick. att his point i am never eating at mickey d’s again and im going to boycot them to everyone i know.

  • Laura says:

    I have official boycotted Micky D’s. I will not eat there at all. They must like to see animals in pain. To me they are just Abusers.

  • Loreen Regnander says:

    NO ONE SHOULD EVER SUPPORT MCDONALDS AND I PURPOSELY REFUSED TO WATCH THE OLYMPICS THIS YEAR BECAUSE THEY ARE SUPPORTIVE AND SPONSERED BY MCDONALDS AN UNHEALTHY ANIMAL ABUSING ANIMAL MURDERING FAST FOOD CHAIN!!!! STUPID PEOPLE DISGUST ME!

  • Matthew Ripley says:

    Rather than asking him to lay off the McNuggets until McDonald’s adopts a less cruel slaughter method.” Why not ask him to partake in a vegan nugget eating contest? Just a thought.

  • Andre Inglis says:

    On so many levels McDonald’s is not a good company to be sponsored by Health Animals The Environment Deceiving Children Please choose a sponsor can meet you standards.

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