NORFOLK, Va. -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals plans to keep pushing for the adoption of more humane animal slaughtering methods at company shareholder meetings, despite an overwhelming show of no support from the shareholders of Applebee's. At the casual dining chain's recent annual meeting, just 6% of the company's shareholders voted in favor of PETA's proposal encouraging more humane methods of slaughtering chickens. The plan would have required Applebee's to demand that its ...

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