Kroger Asks Suppliers to Accelerate Sow Housing Transition

CINCINNATI — After consulting with animal welfare experts, Kroger has asked its pork suppliers to speed up their transition to gestation-crate free housing for sows, the retailer announced on Monday.

“Kroger believes that a gestation crate-free environment is more humane and that the pork industry should work toward gestation crate-free housing for pregnant sows,” Kroger said in a news r

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