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Karen Davis, PhD is the author of Prisoned Chickens, Poisoned Eggs: An Inside Look at the Modern Poultry Industry and the president of United Poultry Concerns, a nonprofit organization that promotes the compassionate and respectful treatment of domestic fowl.


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UPC sanctuary hen Sugar was rescued from Perdue in Maryland. Tuesday, May 10, 2016 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Which Is Worse For The Environment -- Poultry Or Beef? Contrary to a recent study, I dispute the implication that the answer to cattle pollution is to eat more poultry. The poultry industry in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States, where I live and work, is a microcosm of the global expansion of the poultry industry and its baleful effect on land, air, water, and human and animal wellbeing.

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Chicken For Dinner: It's Enough to Make You Sick First published in 1998, "Chicken For Dinner: It's Enough to Make You Sick" is newly available from United Poultry Concerns with updated content and references. Does it surprise you to know that the information presented in 1998 from the 1980s and 1990s followed by countless articles, scientific reports, blog posts, and whatnot since then, has hardly changed a bit?

Karen Davis, PhD Saturday, November 7, 2015 (26 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Is Chicken Healthier Than Red Meat? The color of meat is irrelevant. The choice between red meat versus poultry or fish is about as much of a choice as between foodborne illness and cancer. Fortunately, there's a better choice.

Hidden-Camera Exposes Disgusting Secret Behind McDonald's Chicken Tyson terminates Friday, September 4, 2015 (7 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Time to Spread the Joy Bird Flu, Animal Suffering, Rainforest Destruction, and Reversing the Trends

Photo by Karen Davis, June 1985 Tuesday, May 5, 2015 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
A Chicken Named Viva Changed My Life This is what happened one summer day thirty years ago when my husband and I rented a little house on a dirt road in Maryland outside Washington, DC. Unbeknown to us, our landlady was raising a flock of chickens...

Chickens in a shipping container. Thursday, July 24, 2014 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Secret Life of Poultry Products Recent investigations of poultry production plants in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. have revealed a world of suffering and filth so dirty and deep that no dystopian fantasy can compare with how a package of slaughtered birds ends up in a store.

Friday, May 2, 2014 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
International Respect For Chickens Day Celebrates Compassion for Chickens On Sunday, May 4, animal advocates celebrate International Respect for Chickens Day. Launched by United Poultry Concerns in 2005, International Respect for Chickens Day celebrates chickens throughout the world and protests the suffering of chickens in farming, cockfighting, experimental research, hatching projects and other activities that mistreat chickens.

Maryland Chicken House Dumping Ground. Thursday, March 20, 2014 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Do Chickens Make People Chubbier? Antibiotics and Obesity Many people switch from beef to chicken believing chicken to be a healthier food choice. For decades we’ve been told that chicken is lower in fat and cholesterol than red meat, so it’s ironic that during this time, obesity has risen dramatically in Americans, including young children. Chicken consumption isn’t the prime culprit, but it isn’t blameless either.

Delaware chicken house Tuesday, February 25, 2014 (7 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Contamination and Cruelty in the Chicken Industry National Chicken Council welfare guidelines for the humane treatment of chickens are neither healthy nor humane, for chickens or for humans.