In a letter to Atlanta-based Triarc, which owns Wendy’s, PETA president Ingrid E. Newkirk said that “Wendy’s still purchases all of its eggs from suppliers that cram birds into cages so small that the birds can’t even stretch a wing. Confined to these tiny cages—which have been outlawed throughout the United Kingdom and even condemned by His Holiness the Pope—birds can’t engage in any natural behaviors.


“We aren’t asking Wendy’s to go vegan,” the letter continued, “as much as we’d like to see that for the sake of animals, the Earth, and your customers’ girth and longevity—but Wendy’s could at least move away from using eggs from caged birds.”