McDonald's and Chickens


Guests:

Daniel Zwerdling
* Senior Correspondent, NPR News and American Radio Works

Ellen Haas
* Chairman and CEO of Foodfit.com
* Former, Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services, Department of Agriculture under the Clinton Administration
* Author, Great Adventures in Food (Griffin Trade , 2001)

Terrie Dort
* President of the National Council of Chain Restaurants

Temple Grandin
* Associate Professor of Animal Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
* Designer of livestock handling facilities in the United States, Canada, Europe, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and other countries

McDonalds is changing the way it collects its eggs. The fast food chain is demanding more humane treatment for the chickens that lay its Egg McMuffins. What other changes are coming? And how much attention do you pay to where your food comes from?

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