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.

Hart Dairy, With Its Pasture-Raised 365 Days Per Year Cows, Awarded Top Environmental and Animal Welfare Certification

March 7, 2022 A Greener World

A Greener World (AGW) is proud to announce that growing national dairy brand, Hart Dairy, is now Certified Animal Welfare Approved.