duBreton farms are now certified by the California Animal Care Program (Prop12)

November 17, 2023 duBreton inc.

As a leader in animal welfare, duBreton is proud to announce that they are one of the first companies to be certified and ready for the implementation of California’s Proposition 12 which restricts gestation crate usage and requires 24 square feet of space per sow. 

Compass Group Releases Groundbreaking Animal Welfare Policy Following Animal Equality Campaign

November 2, 2022 Animal Equality

Today, November 1st, the world’s largest food service provider, Compass Group, confirms its commitment to eliminate gestation crates for pigs in its US supply chain by Summer 2023. This becomes one of the strongest animal welfare policies in the food sector and comes a few short months after Animal Equality launched a strong campaign against Compass Group and a week after the organization protested outside of Bank of America, a client of Compass, in Austin, TX. 

Perdue Farms Shares Progress on Industry-Leading Animal Care Initiatives During 7th Annual Animal Care Summit, Publishes 2022 Commitments to Animal Care Report

October 26, 2022 Perdue Farms

Perdue Farms hosted its seventh annual Animal Care Summit near its Maryland headquarters this year, after two years of hosting the annual event virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. Since announcing the company’s Commitments to Animal Care in 2016, the summit has been a key part of Perdue’s animal care strategy.

Pork industry takes fight over California law to U.S. Supreme Court

October 19, 2022 Leah Douglas, Reuters

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments on Tuesday in an industry challenge to the constitutionality of a California animal welfare law in a case that could undermine the power of states to regulate a range of issues within their own borders.

Government of Canada Invests in Improving Animal Welfare

The humane care and handling of farm animals, and the ability to track their movements, are an important part of the confidence consumers have in their food in Canada. Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced an investment of up to nearly $3 million to three national organizations to enhance animal welfare and tracking in the country.