Hormel Foods has suspended buying from one of its largest suppliers and opened an investigation into its practices after an animal rights group secretly taped workers at the plant allegedly mistreating and abusing pigs. [More]
Wendy’s is taking their commitment to animal welfare seriously. No, they aren’t going to stop selling animal products, but they are taking steps to ensure their pork suppliers are accountable for phasing out gestation crates. [More]
Just how much room pigs need to root around and snuffle is a hotly debated topic. And while some fast food chains have moved to phase out confining gestation crates for pigs, Domino’s recently decided to continue using the controversial devices — and is receiving some love from the Texas Farm Bureau for doing so.