animal welfare

BJ’s Wholesale Club to Source 100% Cage-Free Eggs by 2022

The Humane League applauds retail leader’s commitment
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WESTBOROUGH, MA, February 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ - BJ’s Wholesale Club announces today that the company will transition its entire supply of whole, shell eggs from cage-free farms sold at its more than 210 warehouses by 2022 or as quickly as the infrastructure will support. Additionally, BJ’s plans to source its pre-cracked, liquid eggs from cage-free farms by 2025.

Tetra Pak and DeLaval Commit to Up-Skill Dairy Farm Management in China

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, November 25, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak and DeLaval, sister companies in the Tetra Laval Group, today signed a five year agreement with the Dairy Association of China to provide training to Chinese dairy farm managers. The signing ceremony was attended by both the Chinese and Swedish Ministers of Agriculture, who have a Memorandum of Understanding to increase co-operation in agriculture.

The Humane Economy: Farm Animal Welfare and the Market Drivers

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November 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Farm animal welfare is no longer a niche issue. Customers are asking difficult questions of retailers and demanding increased transparency. Producers are evaluating the risks within their supply chains and Investors are looking for a way to measure animal welfare performance.

Join us on November 10 for expert presentations from across the sector and discuss what the future of farm animal welfare looks like in Canada.  Can we improve the lives of farm animals AND make the Canadian market stronger?

Louise’s Story: Animal Welfare Volunteer

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Meet Louise.

Louise knew she wanted to volunteer, but didn’t know where. A VolunteerMatch search led her to CuriOdyssey, a wildlife center she had visited the previous year.

With her background in science education for children and her love of animals, it was a perfect match. Now, she enjoys keeping the animals happy and safe as an animal welfare monitor.

For Kids, Volunteering Can Be a Fun Play Date, on Friendship Day or Any Day

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“Volunteering can be fun. And you can make a difference just by going to the park and cleaning up," says 10 year-old actress Emmy Perry, best known for her role as Kitty in “Wiener Dog Internationals” and currently filming the feature film “Scales.” "You can help your community; it’s really easy. You can make it a play date.”

Volunteer service has always been an integral part of Emmy’s life. She makes use of all the resources at her disposal – including her celebrity platform and passion for animal welfare – to give back.

Reaffirming our commitment to animal welfare

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In everything that we do, we are committed to treating the world with care. Our sustainability mission at General Mills is tied directly to this commitment as we work to conserve and protect the Earth’s natural resources and communities on which our business depends.

To do so, we are focusing on where we can have the greatest impact – one example is our work to advance responsible sourcing practices in agriculture to protect and advance animal welfare.

Aramark Animal Welfare Policy

In collaboration with Humane Society of the United States, new principles and policy address multiple issues impacting treatment of animals
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Philadelphia, PA – Aramark (NYSE:ARMK), the $15 billion global provider of food, facilities management, and uniforms, has a new set of animal welfare principles and purchasing commitments that address a broad spectrum of issues impacting the treatment of animals for egg, pork, veal, beef, poultry and dairy products served across Aramark’s U.S. operations.

Aramark Establishes Animal Welfare Policy

In collaboration with Humane Society of the United States, new principles and policy address multiple issues impacting treatment of animals
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PHILADELPHIA, May 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Aramark (NYSE:ARMK), the $15 billion global provider of food, facilities management, and uniforms, has announced a new set of animal welfare principles and purchasing commitments that address a broad spectrum of issues impacting the treatment of animals for egg, pork, veal, beef, poultry and dairy products served across Aramark’s U.S. operations.

Hilton Worldwide Commits to Improving Animal Welfare in Supply Chain

Hospitality Leader Switches to Cage-Free Eggs, Gestation Crate-Free Pork
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McLean, Va., April 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Hilton Worldwide announced today that it will begin to eliminate the use of cages for egg-laying chickens and gestation crates for breeding pigs in its global food supply chain. The announcement was made in conjunction with the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), the nation’s largest animal protection organization.

Sodexo Expands Ongoing Commitment to More Humane Supply Chain Through its Comprehensive Animal Welfare Policy

Sodexo announces new commitment to eliminate veal crates from its supply chain and a phased-in approach to sourcing all egg products exclusively from cage-free hens
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo takes additional steps within its animal welfare policy in U.S. operations today, outlining a phased approach to sourcing poultry, beef and veal from suppliers and fostering improved animal well-being through its supply chain.

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