August 30, 2012
Harris Teeter Strengthens Animal Welfare Commitments, Will Eliminate Controversial Pig Cages from Pork Supply Chain
Harris Teeter Supermarkets has announced new commitments to improve animal welfare in its supply chain, including the elimination of gestation crates from its pork supply.
August 21, 2012
ARAMARK Partners with The Humane Society of the United States in Movement to Eliminate Gestation Crates
ARAMARK, a world leader in professional services, today announced it plans to eliminate all pork from animals bred using gestation crates in ARAMARK’s U.S. supply chain by 2017.
July 23, 2012
Sysco, North America’s largest foodservice distributor, has become the latest food industry giant to improve animal welfare within its supply chain by committing to eliminate pig gestation crates from its pork supply chain, garnering praise from The HSUS.
July 19, 2012
TrustHouse Services Group, one of the country’s largest food service providers, will improve animal welfare by eliminating pig gestation crates from its pork supply chain, garnering praise from The HSUS.
July 12, 2012
Sodexo Inc., the leading provider of Quality of Daily Life Solutions in North America, announced today that it will work with pork suppliers to phase out the use of gestation stalls in its supply chain by 2022, a decision supported by The HSUS.
July 9, 2012
Fresh Enterprises, LLC, owner of the Baja Fresh, La Salsa Mexican Grill and Canyon’s Burger restaurant concepts, announced that it supports industry efforts to move away from gestation crates, and is committed to purchasing pork only from suppliers with documented plans to end their use of gestation crates.
July 6, 2012
The Humane Society of the United States applauds Kraft Foods’ announcement to eliminate gestation crates from Oscar Mayer’s pork supply chain by 2022.
July 5, 2012
CKE Restaurants, owner of the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurant chains, announced today that it will work to ensure that its pork supply system is free of controversial gestation crates.
June 21, 2012
Rhode Island Enacts Legislation to Prohibit Extreme Confinement Crates for Pigs and Calves and the Routine Docking of Cows’ Tails
The Humane Society of the United States applauds Rhode Island lawmakers for enacting S.2191/H.7180, legislation that prohibits the extreme confinement of breeding pigs and veal calves in crates so small, they prevent the animals from even turning around for nearly their entire lives, and S.2192, legislation that prohibits the unnecessary and cruel practice of cattle tail docking.
June 18, 2012
Sonic Corp., the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, announced plans to phase in a pork supply chain free of gestation crates—controversial cages used to confine breeding pigs that have come under fire in recent years due to animal welfare concerns.