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Sponsored: Is the rotisserie chicken at Ingles hormone-free?

Sponsored: Is the rotisserie chicken at Ingles hormone-free?

Is the rotisserie chicken at Ingles hormone-free?

No chicken is “hormone-free” because all animals have their own naturally occurring hormones. That being said, in the United States it is illegal (and unnecessary) to administer added hormones to poultry (chicken or turkey) and pigs/hogs to promote growth, so technically ALL pork and poultry items could be labeled “free of added hormones”. 

So our rotisserie chicken and all the chicken and turkey we sell at Ingles is free of added hormones.

For more information on how chickens are raised please see Chicken Check In

Leah McGrath, RDN, LDN

Ingles Markets Corporate Dietitian

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