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McDonald’s to End Gestation Crate Use

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McDonald's to End Gestation Crate Use

Yet another huge meat purchaser, McDonald’s, has made the commitment to end the use of gestation crates for pigs. While this won’t fully take effect until 2022 (10 years away!) at least it is a step in the right direction.  In many news articles Paul Shapiro, vice president of farm animal protection for the Humane […]

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Safeway to Phase Out Pork from Gestation Crates

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Safeway to Phase Out Pork from Gestation Crates

In yet another step in the right direction, the national supermarket chain Safeway announced yesterday that they plan to phase out all pork products from suppliers who use gestation crates. In case you don’t already know, gestation crates are tiny 2×7 foot enclosures where many breeding sows (female pigs) spend most of their lives. They […]