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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.


From the health-conscious consumer to the convenience shopper, PERDUE® Brands and the Perdue Foods family have the great tasting products that satisfy your shopper's lifestyle demands.

PERDUE® Brands

The finest quality, antibiotic free chicken,
turkey and pork along with USDA-certified
organic chicken are available within the collection
of PERDUE®, PERDUE® SIMPLY SMART® Organics®
and PERDUE® HARVESTLAND® products.

The Perdue Foods Family

Perdue Foods also provides access to top-quality
local brands and smaller producers including:
ROCKY® The Free Range Chicken, ROSIE®
The Original Organic Chicken, RANGER® The
Free Range Chicken, ROXY™ The Organic Chicken,
COLEMAN ORGANIC® and COLEMAN NATURAL® Chicken. Products feature attributes like
USDA-certified organic, free range and antibiotic-free.

Our products offer consumers many choices,
but all have our same commitment to high
quality and wholesomeness.

Perdue Foods is a division of Perdue Farms, the family-owned, family-operated company working to become the most-trusted name in food and agricultural products. Perdue Foods also serves international customers and the foodservice industry.

At Perdue Farms, we believe in responsible food and agriculture.™

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