Whole Foods Rates Animal Welfare

Whole Foods Market has introduced a tiered, 5-step Animal Welfare Rating system developed by the Global Animal Partnership, a nonprofit organization focused on improvements in animal agriculture.

AUSTIN, Texas — Whole Foods Market here has introduced a new tiered, 5-step Animal Welfare Rating system developed by the Global Animal Partnership, a nonprofit organization focused on improvements in animal agriculture.

At minimum, all of the company's meat suppliers must raise animals on a vegetarian diet without the use of antibiotics or artificial hormones. "Step 1" rate

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