Recent animal welfare actions in the food industry

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Recent animal welfare actions in the food industry

Barry Kipperman says it's info small animal veterinarians should know.
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May 03, 2013

March 2012: Wendy’s announces it will eliminate gestation crates from its supply chain.

May 2012: McDonald’s says it will eliminate gestation crates from its pork supply chain by 2022.

June 2012: Kroger, the nation’s largest grocery chain, announces that it will eliminate gestation crate confinement from its supply chain.

July 2012: Costco, the second-largest U.S. food retailer, says it will eliminate gestation crates from its pork supply chain by 2022.

August 2012: Subway announces that it is working to eliminate gestation crates from its pork supply chain by 2022.

August 2012: Aramark, the nation’s largest food service company, announces plans to eliminate gestation crates from its supply chain by 2017.

October 2012: Target, the nation’s fourth-largest food retailer, says it will eliminate gestation crates from its pork supply chain by 2022.

December 2012: Safeway becomes the first grocery retailer to make a national commitment to certified humane cage-free eggs.

Source: humanesociety.org