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> It's a false sense of higher morality to claim "ethical reasons" for not buying those chicken. You aren't saving or improving the lives of any chickens when you do that.

Consumer pressure has made a variety of improvements in animal welfare, and is likely to continue to do so.




I don't understand why this comment is being downvoted. This is undeniably true. Heck, the industry itself freely admits this. E.g.:

https://www.beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/consumers-not-scie...

https://www.unileverusa.com/news/press-releases/2017/hellman...




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