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News Section Icon Published 3/2/2016

Delhaize America to go cage-free

Delhaize America, owner of Food Lion and Hannaford, announces commitment to 100% cage-free shelled eggs by 2025 or sooner.

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News Section Icon Published 2/13/2016

Victory for hens! Trader Joe’s goes 100% cage free

Trader Joe's commits to 100% cage-free eggs in response to a CIWF supporter's change.org petition, and CIWF Adele "Hello" parody video.

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News Section Icon Published 2/2/2016

Unilever offers plant-based mayo alternative

CIWF commends Unilever for their ongoing commitment to farm animal welfare. Unilever launches an eggless, plant-based mayo alternative, while research progresses toward an end to the killing of day old male chicks by the egg industry.

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News Section Icon Published 1/24/2016

Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare 2015

The Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare releases the 2015 Report to investors on farm animal welfare rankings.

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News Section Icon Published 11/12/2015

Victory for honest food labels!

The USDA’s Processed Verified Program, which verifies food label claims for chicken giant Perdue, is no longer using the term “humanely raised" to describe the factory farmed chicken.

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News Section Icon Published 11/5/2015

Panera to go cage-free

Panera Bread announces by 2020 they will no longer buy eggs from caged hens. Panera's pork supply is already gestation crate-free, and all beef is grass-fed.

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News Section Icon Published 9/9/2015

McDonald's to go cage-free

McDonald’s, the nation’s leading fast food company, partners with Compassion USA to announce today that within 10 years they will no longer buy eggs from farmers keeping their hens in cages.

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News Section Icon Published 8/21/2015

DEVELOPING POLICIES ON FARM ANIMAL WELFARE

More and more food companies, most recently Walmart, are starting to report on animal welfare as part of their corporate social responsibility and sustainability programs.

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News Section Icon Published 8/4/2015

Compass Reports on Animal Welfare

World's largest food service company releases comprehensive report on farm animal welfare and plant-based diet commitments.

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News Section Icon Published 8/3/2015

Perdue's Big Reveal

In response to Compassion's video of one of his contract farms, Perdue Chicken CEO Jim Perdue says, "We need happier chickens."

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