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Perdue Farms

Perdue workers are treated well

We agree with one point in the commentary, "Poultry processing, a thankless job" (Feb. 7): The people who bring chicken to our tables deserve to be recognized. We are proud of our associates and their commitment to the wholesomeness and quality of our products and to workplace safety. Theirs is not an easy job; the factors that are important in food safety — water from continuous cleaning and cool temperatures — make for a cold, wet environment. However, we take exception with the rest of the opinion piece and offer the following facts.

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