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Published 12.11.15

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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Published 05.11.15

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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Published 09.09.15

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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Published 21.08.15


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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Published 04.08.15

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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Published 03.08.15

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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Published 13.07.15

The Herman Family

The Hermans ran a contract farm for several large chicken corporations for over 15 years. In Dec. 2014, they quit factory farming for good. See what they do today, instead.

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Published 09.07.15

4th Annual Pastured Poultry Week

Replacing factory farmed chicken with pasture-raised, one restaurant at a time! Pastured Poultry Week 2015 will be held July 13-19 in Georgia, New York, and South Carolina.

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Published 09.06.15

Two US Companies Awarded For Animal Welfare

Compassion in World Farming awards Whole Foods Market and Pret a Manger US for their farm animal welfare policies during the 2015 Good Farm Animal Welfare Award ceremony in Milan.

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Published 22.05.15

Walmart Steps Up for Farm Animal Welfare

Compassion worked with Walmart to publish its new position addressing farm animal welfare in its supply chain. This sends a strong message to other grocer giants to not reinvest in outdated, inhumane equipment.

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