animal welfare

The North Face Releases Global Responsible Down Standard

Standard to be a holistic tool for any organization seeking to source down more responsibly
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Alameda, Calif., January 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today The North Face announced the completion of its Responsible Down Standard (RDS) which provides a global standard through which The North Face can evaluate and certify its full down supply chain. The RDS was developed in partnership with Control Union Certifications, an accredited third-party certification body, and Textile Exchange, a global nonprofit dedicated to sustainability in the textile industry.

Novo Nordisk Honors Employees Who Improve the Lives of Research Animals

For the 5th year in a row, Novo Nordisk honours employees who bring the company’s commitment to 'Reduce, Refine or Replace' (3R) the use of animals in research into action.
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December 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ -  On 22 November, Novo Nordisk handed out its annual 3R award. 3R refers to Reduction, Replacement and Refinement of the use of animals for research purposes and the award is given to acknowledge and inspire employees who bring the 3R principles into action.

Nutro Delivers AniMeals-On-Wheels

The NutroCompany, a division of Mars Petcare based in Franklin, Tennessee, partnered with the Meals on Wheels organization to address malnourishment in homebound senior citizens and their furry companions through a program called “AniMeals-on-Wheels.”
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The NutroCompany, a division of Mars Petcare based in Franklin, Tennessee, partnered with the Meals on Wheels organization to address malnourishment in homebound senior citizens and their furry companions through a program called “AniMeals-on-Wheels.”

Meals on Wheels was the perfect partner in this endeavour as the program delivers healthy meals to seniors in 11 counties.

Novo Nordisk Partners to Advance Alternatives to Animal Research

Together with industry partners and animal welfare groups, Novo Nordisk supports the creation of a new centre to develop alternatives to animal research.
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June 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Today, the Danish Ministry of Food and Agriculture establishes a new 3R[1] Centre to explore alternatives to animal research and improve the conditions for research animals. Novo Nordisk joins the Ministry in bringing together the pharmaceutical industry, animal welfare groups and the public sector, all of which have a common interest in replacing, reducing and refining the use of animals in research.

ARAMARK Recognized by Humane Society of the United States for Improving Animal Welfare

Eliminates Gestation Crates and Battery Cages from Supply Chain
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May 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - ARAMARK – a global professional services provider and the largest U.S.-based food service company – has been named recipient of the 2012 Henry Spira Humane Corporate Progress Award for the company’s work in its supply chain to help improve conditions of farm animals confined in crates and cages.

ARAMARK Commits to Source Eggs from Cage-Free Hens

ARAMARK will source all shell eggs within the United States from cage-free hens by the end of 2014
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PHILADELPHIA, PA., Jan. 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- ARAMARK, the global professional services company, today announced it will source all shell eggs within the United States from cage-free hens by the end of 2014. ARAMARK’s announcement comes after its recent commitment to eliminate all pork from animals bred using gestation crates in ARAMARK’s U.S. supply chain by 2017.

Leading Edge Veterinary Equipment Joins Forces with Butler Schein, Donates Surgical Equipment to Big Dog Ranch Rescue

Big Dog Ranch Rescue, a no-kill shelter, undergoes a makeover that airs on "Designing Spaces" on Lifetime TV, October 19 & December 27 7:30 a.m. ET/4:30 a.m. PT
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DENVER, Oct. 19, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- Leading Edge Veterinary Equipment, an exclusive international supplier of new veterinary medical equipment, joins forces with Butler Schein™ Animal Health - the U.S. Animal Health division of Henry Schein (NASDAQ: HSIC) to donate a complete surgical suite of veterinary equipment to the Big Dog Ranch Rescue, a unique no-kill dog rescue situated on 28 acres in Wellington, Florida. The Ranch was chosen by Designing Spaces, a Lifetime TV makeover show, as part of their "Spaces of Hope" series.

Sodexo Announces Shift to Eggs from Cage-free Hens

Move to source all shelled eggs exclusively from cage-free hens by July 2014 supports Sodexo’s position on animal welfare
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(3BL Media) Gaithersburg, MD - August 30, 2012 – Sodexo Inc., the leading provider of Quality of Life Services in North America, today announced that by July 2014, all of the 39 million shelled eggs it purchases each year will be sourced from cage-free hens. It is a decision applauded by The Humane Society of the United States, which says the shift will improve the welfare of nearly 150,000 hens annually.

Sodexo Reinforces Animal Welfare Commitment with Phase Out of Gestation Stalls

Commitment calls on pork suppliers to provide actionable plans to phase out gestation stalls throughout their supply chain by 2022
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(3BL Media) Gaithersburg, MD - July 12, 2012 – Sodexo Inc., the leading provider of Quality of Daily Life Solutions in North America, announced today that it will work with pork suppliers to phase out the use of gestation stalls in its supply chain by 2022, a decision supported by The Humane Society of the United States.

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