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
Safeway Adopts New Animal Welfare Policies
Safeway stores have recently adopted several new purchasing policies aimed at ensuring animal welfare.