PETA NEXT TARGETS SAFEWAY FOR ANIMAL WELFARE BOYCOTT

SAN FRANCISCO -- Following its successful campaign to get the nation's three largest fast-food restaurant chains to adopt more stringent animal welfare standards, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals directed its efforts toward the supermarket industry, and announced a chainwide boycott of Safeway.PETA officials charged the retailer has taken no action to ensure that meat and poultry suppliers

SAN FRANCISCO -- Following its successful campaign to get the nation's three largest fast-food restaurant chains to adopt more stringent animal welfare standards, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals directed its efforts toward the supermarket industry, and announced a chainwide boycott of Safeway.

PETA officials charged the retailer has taken no action to ensure that meat and poultry suppliers adhere to humane slaughtering standards.

"We buy meat and poultry from the s

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