Disturbing chicken advert escapes ban
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
reportedly distributed an advert depicting KFC's Colonel Sanders covered in
blood slaughtering a chicken - the ad has escaped a ban from the Advertising
A member of the public made a complaint after a leaflet was put through her
door depicting the cartoon image on it. The text on the leaflet read: "KFC
Cruelty: The Colonel's secret recipe includes: live scalding, painful debeaking,
It was further reported by Eat Out Magazine that the recipient felt the
material was unsuitable for delivery through home doors and was offensive and
irresponsible, particularly as children could pick it up.
However, according to the Advertising Standards Authority, the advert was
not targeted inappropriately and was unlikely to cause distress and harm to
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