Got on Twitter Sunday afternoon after being away for a day and 19 of 50 of the first tweets I see are on the Panera Bread controversy.
Here are some of the tweets:
Ashley Knapton: Anyone else wish they could see the look on the @
Andrew Goodrich: @
panerabread 6 am on a Sunday morning and I'm checking withdrawals on fat cattle. Man I feel lazy. #pluckezchicken
#PluckEZChicken At the farmers market this morning and those lazy farmers were there and set up by 8am. The nerve!
Dianne Bettin: Panera Bread - don't use fear to sell food!
Here is a response from Panera Bread as posted by AgWired:
Go to http://agwired.com/2013/07/26/panera-breads-lazy-response-to-offensive-promotional-campaign/ to check it out.
And here are some of Panera Bread's tweets:
@VLynnVLV Sorry if you were offended by our EZ Chicken posts, Valerie. We truly appreciate entire farming community & all their hard work.
@MrsZookeeper We never intended to insult anyone with our EZ Chicken posts, especially farmers. We truly appreciate all their hard work.
Go to http://dairycarrie.com/2013/07/23/dear-panera-bread-company/ on Dairy Carrie's blog to see how the whole controversy began.
Read more about the issue by going to Twitter and searching @EZChicken or #pluckEZchicken.