Preview: The Truth About Your Chicken

The Truth About Your Chicken
Morland Sanders asks what factory farming means in a Britain without EU regulation. Photo: Channel 4

As The United Kingdom faces a food shortage and rising prices stemming from Brexit and political uncertainty, are mega-farms the answer for British-made meat and animal products? Journalist Morland Sanders asks the tough question – what will it take to keep Britain fed?

Each year in the UK, more than a billion chickens are killed and consumed for human consumption, so Sanders wants to know what the industrial production of meat does to the environment and our health.

In his undercover investigation, Morland Sanders questions the reality of supermarket chicken, with animal welfare, environmental and food safety standards, and the effects of these farming techniques on the British countryside being the most urgent to address.

The Truth About Your Chicken – Monday at 8.30pm on Channel 4