FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions

Are Gourmet Poultry chickens given added hormones
No. The practice of giving growth hormones to poultry has been banned in Australia since 1967

Are Gourmet Poultry chickens kept in cages ?
Definitely not. Our chickens are free to move around in large purpose built barns  which offer a safe and comfortable environment.

Are any chemicals used in poultry processing?
The processing of our chickens is carried out in accordance to Australian meat hygiene standards and authorities.
Similar to the process of water chlorination used for drinking, certain bacteria are required to be killed in order to make the water fit for human consumption. This concept is also applied where chlorine is added to the water in the washing of the chickens during the cleaning process.

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