02 May 2013
Every Leading Canadian Supermarket Chain 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, Sobeys and Co-op Atlantic—will move away from gestation crate confinement of pigs in their supply systems over the next nine years.
Author/Organization: Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)
Topics: breeding, confinement systems, housing, pigs, retailers, welfare on the farm