Many retailers reacted to customer demand when seeking changes on gestation crate usage

Many retailers reacted to customer demand when seeking changes on gestation crate usage.

Progress reported on sow stall transitions

Less than two years after committing to eliminating gestation crates from their pork supply, several mainstream retailers have reported steady progress in transitioning suppliers away from those methods of production.

Supervalu, which said in 2012 that it would require all producers to transition away from the crates within five years, announced last month that its pork suppliers have made progress on the company’s goal and will be required to submit progress reports to the compan

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