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At Perdue Farms, your health and well-being are our top concerns. In the past few days, we’ve experienced heavier than normal call volume as customers reach out with concerns about sourcing of our products and quality control measures we’ve put in place to guarantee the freshness and safety of the foods we ship. We want you to know that we hear you, we thank you for reaching out and we want to reassure you in every way possible that we’re putting your health, safety and well-being first.

In light of concerns over Coronavirus (COVID-19), we’d like to share the following:

COVID-19 is Not Considered a Food-Borne Pathogen

Per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), COVID-19 is most commonly spread between those who are in close contact with each other, and through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. It may also be possible for a person to contract COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching his or her own mouth, nose or possibly eyes, but this is not thought to be the main way the virus spreads. We have strict biosecurity protocols throughout our farms and entire supply chain, including proven sanitation methods which minimize the risk of contaminated surfaces.

Perdue Farms Takes Food Safety Protocols Seriously

We have the highest standards of biosecurity and food safety, and fully sanitize our facilities every 24 hours. We are closely monitoring affected areas and reiterating our biosecurity policy to help minimize the potential to transport possibly contaminated surfaces. The staff at the onsite Wellness Centers at 19 of our facilities are trained on how to protect our associates from, and identify and respond to, symptoms of COVID-19. These professionals follow standard operating procedures as defined by the CDC for infectious diseases. The Wellness Centers are available to all associates and their families. We are taking every precaution to protect our associates, communities, customers and business partners, and ensure the continuity of our business.

All of our animals are born/hatched, raised, harvested and processed in the U.S. As with most large businesses, we source some (non-food) elements of our supply chain from countries outside the U.S. We are closely monitoring affected areas and reiterating our biosecurity policy to help minimize the potential to transport possibly contaminated surfaces.

Thank you for being a loyal Perdue Farms customer. Please reach out to our Consumer Relations team, should you have any additional questions or concerns.


Our Farming Families Make Up Who We Are

January 2020

Our Farming Families Make Up Who We Are

It’s important to know where your food comes from. There are certainly no surprises where it goes (*hint* it rhymes with yummy)! Our chickens are raised in America and with care by families who care. Humanely is the only way we know how to do it. Our farming families work hard to care for the chickens, making sure the animals have plenty of feed, clean water, fresh air and sunshine every day.

farmers and kids walking

Our farmers come from all kinds of backgrounds. Some had parents and grandparents who farmed before them while others were ready to start a brand-new adventure. Whether poultry farming is a recent or generations-long legacy, it lets our farmers spend more time with their kids. Chickens still require lots of attention and care, but their schedules are more flexible than those of dairy cows.

 Matt, Bobby and Jo Webber

Our farmers love what they do. They happily take care of the chickens like they’re part of the family. After all, “chicken” is just a few letters away from “children.”

Get to know some of our family farmers.



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