Perdue agrees to remove ‘Humanely Raised’ claim

Perdue Farms has agreed to remove the “Humanely Raised” claim from its Harvestland chicken labels as part of a settlement of two federal lawsuits. In exchange, the plaintiffs in the cases have agreed to drop their claims with prejudice.

In 2010 and 2013, individual consumers in New Jersey and Florida filed suit against Perdue alleging that the “Humanely Raised” claim was misleading. Perdue opposed the allegations.

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