Safeway Adopts New Animal Welfare Policies

Safeway stores have recently adopted several new purchasing policies aimed at ensuring animal welfare.

PLEASANTON, Calif. — Safeway stores here have recently adopted several new purchasing policies aimed at ensuring animal welfare. The new policies establish a preference for products like cage-free eggs, gestation crate-free pork, and poultry from suppliers that use controlled atmosphere stunning, which advocates say causes significantly less suffering than the conventional poultry slaughter methods. The increase in cage-free eggs is intended to favor producers who are converting away from con

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