animal welfare

Are Your Eggs From Happy Hens? Aramark's 100% Commitment

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – More than 95 percent of the approximately 280 million egg-laying hens in America are confined to barren “battery” cages. These small cages are crowded, depriving the hens of being free, to do natural things such as explore, nest, perch or simply stretch their wings.

Aramark Has a Strong Sustainability Program

Some companies really stand out when it comes to sustainability. Aramark is one of them. The company that provides food services, facilities management and uniforms recently received the 2015 Sustainability Partner Award from Citi. 

Thinking About an Ethical Travel Destination Off the Beaten Path? Here Are the Top 10 Places to Visit Now

These developing nations don’t just have stunning natural beauty, they are champions of human rights, animal welfare, environmental conservation and renewable energy.

Big Brands Take Animal Welfare Seriously In Supply Chains

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Animal welfare is important to European consumers. Nowadays, food quality is not only determined by the overall nature and safety of the end product, but also by the perceived welfare status of the animals from which the food is produced. It is recognised that improving animal welfare can positively affect product quality, pathology and disease resistance, and that it has a direct bearing on food quality and safety.

Exclusive Interview with Kristie Middleton, Humane Society of the United States

Millions of breeding pigs are trapped in crates so small that they can't even turn around—for virtually their entire lives. It is an extreme type of confinement that has been in use for decades, but a growing number of consumers and businesses want to end this inhumane practice

You Reap What You Sow: Top Food Companies Ban Cruel Gestation Crates

"Their suffering is intense, widespread, expanding, systematic and socially sanctioned. And the victims are unable to organize in defence of their own interests." -- Henry Spira, founder, Animal Rights International

ConAgra Foods Takes Socially Responsible Step To Improve Animal Welfare

ConAgra gets socially responsible with animals and asks suppliers to phase out gestation crates.

Foxes in Charge of the Henhouse: The Influence of Big Agribusiness on Food Policy

Understanding the relationship between money, politics and food can cause a loss of appetite

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