PETA Statement: Nintendo Should Sell Games, Not McNuggets

Below, please find a statement from PETA Executive Vice President Tracy Reiman in response to Nintendo’s current partnership with McDonald’s:

Nintendo should stay in the business of selling creative video games, not cruel and unhealthy chicken nuggets. If young people want to mix Mario with McDonald’s, they should check out PETA’s parody game Super Chick Sisters and stop the evil Ronald McDonald from slitting conscious chickens’ throats.

PETA’s motto reads, in part, that “animals are not ours to eat,” and more information is available at

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