Maple Leaf Foods Will Complete Conversion of All Company Sow Barns to Advanced Open Housing System in 2021

November 23, 2021 Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

Maple Leaf Foods announced that by the end of 2021, it will complete transitioning all breeding sows in company-owned barns to its unique, industry-leading Advanced Open Sow Housing System. This world-class system provides optimized, open housing during pregnancy that allows sows to roam, rest, feed and socialize freely. 

ASC Launches Consultation on New Requirements to Improve Welfare of Farmed Fish

The ASC is consulting the public on new requirements to improve the welfare of farmed fish that take advantage of new developments and research to cover issues including water quality, stocking density and slaughter.

Sprouts Farmers Market Commits to Improving Broiler Chicken Welfare After Talks with Compassion in World Farming

August 30, 2021 Compassion in World Farming

One of the nation’s leading grocers, today, committed to taking a staggered approach to improving broiler chicken welfare. Sprouts Farmers Market, which has more than 360 stores in 23 states, released an updated animal welfare commitment after two years of discussions with animal welfare organizations such as Compassion in World Farming, the world’s leading farm animal welfare organization, and other industry partners.

American Humane Recertifies Braswell Family Farms for Twelfth Continuous Year of Excellent Animal Welfare

August 20, 2021 American Humane

American Humane is recertifying Braswell Family Farms for the outstanding care and handling of their hens.

Dutchland Farms Egg Recertified by American Humane for Excellent Animal Welfare

June 14, 2021 American Humane

After passing third-party audits of their on-farm operations and protocols, Dutchland Farms has been recertified by American Humane for the 13th year. American Humane CertifiedTM status is awarded to farms and ranches that excel at animal welfare, going above and beyond what is expected to deliver the best environment for the animals in their care.