14 December 2012
HSI/Canada Calls on Canadian Retailers to End the Use of Gestation Crates in the Wake of Shocking Undercover Video
Following the recent news coverage of shocking new video footage of inhumane treatment of pigs reportedly taken at a pig farm in Manitoba, in an investigation conducted by the organization Mercy For Animals Canada, Humane Society International/Canada is calling on Canadian retailers to join dozens of leading North American companies in pledging to end the use of gestation crates in their supply chains.
Author/Organization: Humane Society International (HSI)
Topics: breeding, confinement systems, cruelty to animals, inspection and control , pigs, retailers