7 COMPLIANCE & ETHICS Compliance & Ethics are Prerequisites to Trust Code of Ethics We operate all of our facilities in compliance with: • All local, state and federal laws and applicable international agreements • The rules and regulations of private and public agencies having jurisdiction over Perdue We are committed to: • Managing our business ethically and with a sense of responsibility and stewardship • Respecting human rights and dignity • Upholding and protecting the legal rights of our associates We expect the same from our suppliers and business partners. Perdue’s Code of Ethics governs our business behavior and conduct. To this end, all salaried associates are required to sign a Code of Ethics Statement that they will abide by our expected code of conduct. All associates are required to follow our policies and are expected to base their actions and decisions upon our values. This includes acting with honesty and integrity at all times. Our Values Shape Our Future Our values were established nearly a century ago on Arthur and Pearl Perdue’s family farm, and they continue to guide our actions today as we work toward our Vision: “To be the most trusted name in food and agricultural products.® ” Quality We live up to the standards and expectations of Our Quality Policy. Integrity We do the right thing for the right reason and always keep our promises. Teamwork We work together to accomplish something greater than one could alone. Stewardship We protect our environment, ensure the well-being of our associates, provide for the welfare of the animals in our care, live up to our civic responsibilities and generate earnings for the future of the company.