is continuing its leadership in providing the transparency and assurance of NO
ANTIBIOTICS EVER™ products, at the same time the company is continuing to
reduce its use of all antibiotics.
is significantly increasing the availability of NO ANTIBIOTICS EVER™ poultry
products in the grocery store.
- Perdue is converting all of its
refrigerated and frozen convenience products to NO ANTIBIOTICS EVER™ (NAE).
- The conversion covers more than 100
existing and new PERDUE® branded products available in grocery stores across
the country and will be complete by May.
- This doubles the total volume of
NO ANTIBIOTICS EVER™ products available to consumers from all brands.
- Perdue is the first major brand to convert
all of its value-added products to NAE, providing consumers NAE chicken choices
in every category.
converting all its foodservice distribution turkey items to NO ANTIBIOTICS EVER™.
- This increases
Perdue’s foodservice NAE items to more than 150 menu items available to
independent restaurant operators through distributors nation-wide.
continues to reduce the use of ALL antibiotics in its poultry production.
- 67% of Perdue’s chickens are now raised
without any antibiotics of any kind, up from 50% in July 2015.
- Perdue continues to hold its use of human
antibiotics in chicken production to less than five percent of its flocks,
using them only when there is no other option for responsible treatment and
only when prescribed by a veterinarian. (If this happens to a flock in the No
Antibiotics Ever program, that flock would be removed from program and sold
through other channels.)
- 50% of our turkeys are now raised NO
volume of NO ANTIBIOTICS EVER™ poultry is providing the consistent and
sustainable supply to transform the market.
- Perdue supplies several national
- Perdue has a full-line of Child Nutrition
certified school lunch menu items that meet the raised without antibiotics
criteria of the Urban School Food Alliance, a consortium of the country’s six
largest school districts covering more than 3 million K-12 students.
- Perdue is supplying NO ANTIBIOTICS EVER™ products
to colleges and universities and to hospitals and health care institutions,
including those aligned with Healthcare Without Harm.
- Perdue exceeds the requirements for the
Certified Responsible Antibiotic Use criteria for School Food Focus. Perdue has
eight of the nine chicken plants currently listed as approved by School Food
Focus since it announced its program in April 2015.
- Perdue is the leading producer of NO
ANTIBIOTICS EVER™ chicken and pork, and of USDA certified organic chicken.
Perdue is also setting the pace in NO ANTIBIOTICS EVER™ turkey production.
Perdue Expands NO ANTIBIOTICS EVER™ Poultry into Mainstream Grocery, Foodservice
Perdue Transforming Retail Chicken Marketplace
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