KFC Pulls ‘Finger-Lickin’ Good’ Slogan Amid Coronavirus Concerns

March 13, 2020
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Kentucky Fried Chicken announced it would temporarily stuspend its "finger lickin' good" slogan amid coronavirus concerns.

The company notes that although the slogan has been a part of the company since 1956, promoting "finger lickin' good," might not be the best option it when trying to preserve the safety and health of their customers around the world.

"It doesn’t feel like the right time to be airing this campaign, so we’ve decided to pause it for now -– but we’re really proud of it and look forward to bringing it back at a later date," a KFC spokesperson told the UK’s Independent

The Centers for Disease Control says the best way to prevent from contracting the coronavirus is by practicing good hygiene, including washing you hands often for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer if soap is not readily available.

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