Tag Archive: animal welfare

Mar 31

Major Grocery Chain Commits to Selling Only Cage-free Eggs

Minneapolis-based SUPERVALU announced yesterday its commitment to sell only cage-free eggs by the year 2025. In fact, the company says the day of 100 percent cage-free eggs could come even earlier, depending on supply, affordability and demand. Presently, cage-free eggs account for only 12 percent of company-wide egg sales. With over 3,400 owned, licensed, franchised, …

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Mar 18

SeaWorld to end Captive Orca Breeding Program

On March 17th, SeaWorld announced it would cease its captive breeding program for orca whales. According to the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), this turn of events points to an eventual end of keeping whales in captivity for public exhibition. It will also ensure that the orcas currently in SeaWorld’s possession will be …

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Jan 04

Israel Legislature Unanimously Votes to Reform Nation’s Animal Welfare Law

Israel’s Legislature (known as the Knesset) has unanimously given approval to legislation that toughens enforcement policies against animal rights abusers, among other changes, according to the Jerusalem Post. The bill, which amends the nation’s Animal Welfare Law, increases maximum prison sentence for animal abusers from three years to four years, while increasing the maximum fine …

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