Food Lion Announces New Sustainability Policies Bolstering Product Labeling and Animal Welfare

July 31, 2020 Food Lion

In its latest move to make its products and packaging more sustainable, Food Lion has announced today new sustainability policies for genetically modified food (GMOs) and farm animal welfare.

Animal Welfare Audits Across Tyson Foods’ Poultry Business are Now Certified

July 10, 2020 Tyson Foods

Springdale, Ark. – Tyson Foods announced today it is the first company to receive audit certification for all poultry across its supply chain after its FarmCheck® Animal Welfare Program completed the certification of company-wide poultry audits

Perdue Farms Achieves High Ranking from Global Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare for Third Consecutive Year

April 6, 2020 Perdue Farms

In its eighth annual report, the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW), the leading global measure of policy commitment, performance, and disclosure on animal welfare in food companies, ranked Perdue Farms Tier 2 for the third consecutive year for the company’s demonstrated commitment to animal care.

Federal Court Complaint Alleges Animal Welfare Law Could Affect Pork Industry in CA

January 2, 2020 KAREN GARCIA, New Times

In a complaint filed December 2019, a national trade association claims Proposition 12, a voter-approved law, will affect the sale of whole pork meat from out-of-state producers to California.

Perdue Advances Its Industry Leading Animal Welfare Program

February 26, 2019 Perdue Farms

Perdue Farms has followed up its 2018 move to controlled atmosphere stunning (CAS) at its Milford, Del., plant with the country’s first system to further improve live bird handling, beginning at the farm. The milestone at the country’s largest organic poultry plant makes Perdue the only major poultry company to use CAS with a fully-integrated transportation system of higher-welfare modular containers and specially designed trailers.