Submitted By ramya4deepak
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This Paper highlights the Ethical issues faced by Kentucky Fried Chicken(KFC) business operations in India. KFC being one of the largest fast food chain all over the world. The KFC business operations in India was entered in 1995. KFC did not adhere to the prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954. Chicken used in KFC was contaminated with MonoSodium Glutamete(MSG) which is used to enhance the flavor. Usage of MSG is restricted in INDIA as it creates serious health problems on the long run. KFC suffered the serious ban on chicken items. Another ethical issue concerning with KFC was the treatment of birds in KFC’s Poultry farms. The Organization named PETA(People for the Ethical treatment of Animals) logged a serious complaint against KFC for the ill treatment of Birds in the poultry farm. As in India, Animals and Birds are protected with due care, PETA supported the evidence of video tape projecting the cruel treatment of birds in the KFC farm. We will discuss about the culture, economic issues while establishing business in Foreign country. We will identify different solutions that can be suggested by different Ethical theories along with the Ethical judgement and Moral reasoning.
Kentucky Fried Chicken(KFC) Background
Colonel Sanders, founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken started a café at Corbin, a town in Kentucky. He started experimenting with different seasonings to flavor the chicken with secret herbs and spices. Since then, he had 600 Franchise outlets for his chicken across United states and Canada. Colonel Sanders passed away on Dec 1980. His restaurants have been developed all over the world. It stretches as more than 13,000 restaurants in more than 80 countries.