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Safeway Receives National Animal Welfare Award

Safeway received the Henry Spira Humane Corporate Progress Award from The Humane Society of the United States. The grocery chain earned the award for … Continue reading

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Delhaize America Asks for Animal Welfare Reports from Pork Suppliers

Delhaize America announced that it will require its pork suppliers to produce reports regarding their progress in eliminating from their pork supply chains the … Continue reading

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Safeway Progresses in Eliminating Pig Cages from Supply Chain

Safeway announced that it has begun eliminating gestation crates from its pork supply. Gestation crates are cages used to confine breeding pigs so restrictively, … Continue reading

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Ahold USA Supports Progress Towards Opening Housing for Sows

Ahold USA announced that it will encourage its pork suppliers to move from the daily use of gestation crates to open housing for pregnant … Continue reading

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Canadian Supermarket Chains Takes Stand Against Controversial Pig Cages

The Retail Council of Canada announced that all eight of the largest Canadian supermarket chains—Walmart Canada, Costco Canada, Metro, Loblaw, Safeway Canada, Federated Co-operatives, … Continue reading

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Costco Applauded for Calling on Pork Suppliers to Eliminate Controversial Pig Gestation Crates within 10 Years

The Humane Society of the United States welcomes the announcement by Costco—the nation’s second-largest food retailer—that the chain is calling on its pork suppliers … Continue reading

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