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SUPERNEWS for Hens: SUPERVALU Going Cage-Free

By on March 29, 2016 in Farm Animals with 3 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
SUPERNEWS for Hens: SUPERVALU Going Cage-Free

When I became president and CEO of The HSUS just short of a dozen years ago, not a single major food retailer was selling only cage-free eggs. In fact, I was writing letters to companies merely asking for cage-free offerings, for the small percentage of consumers . . . 

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There is a New Normal in the Egg Industry, and it’s Cage-Free

By on March 1, 2016 in Farm Animals with 3 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
There is a New Normal in the Egg Industry, and it’s Cage-Free

Today Albertsons, one of the largest food retailers in the country and owner of many of the biggest brands in the supermarket business (Safeway, Albertsons, Shaws, Pavilions, Star, and Vons), announced it will switch to exclusively selling cage-free eggs. The company joins Costco, Trader Joe’s, BJ’s Wholesale Club, and Ahold in the category of major grocery . . . 

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Super Market News: First Major Traditional Grocer Going Cage-Free              

By on February 24, 2016 in Farm Animals with 4 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Super Market News: First Major Traditional Grocer Going Cage-Free              

In an announcement that will ripple across the supermarket and grocery sector, Ahold — one of the nation’s largest grocers and owner of the Stop & Shop, Giant, Martin’s, and Peapod brands — announced today that it’s switching to 100 percent cage-free eggs by 2022. In a . . . 

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Cage-Free Taking Over Breakfast Menus Everywhere, Including at IHOP

By on February 18, 2016 in Farm Animals with 3 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Cage-Free Taking Over Breakfast Menus Everywhere, Including at IHOP

Today, there’s a new and very big name pledging to join the cage-free movement: IHOP, the enormous breakfast restaurant chain known for its stacks of pancakes and variety of omelets. Following discussions between The HSUS and DineEquity – which owns both IHOP and Applebee’s – the company has pledged to phase . . . 

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Breaking News: Trader Joe’s Going Cage-Free

By on February 13, 2016 in Farm Animals with 5 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Breaking News: Trader Joe’s Going Cage-Free

Trader Joe’s—one of the nation’s largest grocers with nearly 500 locations—confirmed that it’s switching 100 percent of the eggs on its shelves to cage-free. Its locations in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington will be exclusively cage-free by 2020 (about half its total . . . 

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Breaking News: Bob Evans, a Family Dining Fixture, Joins the Cage-Free Movement

By on January 27, 2016 in Farm Animals with 1 Comment By Wayne Pacelle
Breaking News: Bob Evans, a Family Dining Fixture, Joins the Cage-Free Movement

Today, Bob Evans—one of the country’s largest family dining chains based in Ohio, with more than 500 restaurants in the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeast — announced it will go 100 percent cage-free for the more than 100 million eggs it uses annually. You’ve lately heard, . . . 

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Target Hits the Mark With Transition to 100 Percent Cage-Free Eggs

By on January 20, 2016 in Farm Animals with 4 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Target Hits the Mark With Transition to 100 Percent Cage-Free Eggs

Target Corporation—one of the country’s largest retailers—has announced it is dismantling cages from its egg supply by 2025. On Monday, ConAgra Foods—maker of Egg Beaters and other popular food product brands—announced it too is switching to 100 percent cage-free eggs. Working with such big-name companies . . . 

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Breaking News: Denny’s Going Cage-Free

By on January 14, 2016 in Farm Animals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Breaking News: Denny’s Going Cage-Free

One of the nation’s best-known family dining brands, Denny’s, just announced plans to  switch to 100 percent cage-free eggs throughout all its U.S. locations, completing the process over the next decade. The South Carolina-based company uses roughly half a billion eggs a year, so once the . . . 

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More Progress Toward a Cage-Free Future

By on December 2, 2015 in Farm Animals with 4 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
More Progress Toward a Cage-Free Future

Today, Post Holdings and its subsidiary Michael Foods—one  of the world’s largest egg companies, and perhaps the largest egg supplier for America’s restaurant industry—announced progress toward a cage-free future. The HSUS welcomes the company’s announcement as an important step forward. “Our customers are increasingly requesting . . . 

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Taco Bell Serves Up the Quickest Cage-Free Timeline Yet

By on November 16, 2015 in Farm Animals with 7 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Taco Bell Serves Up the Quickest Cage-Free Timeline Yet

Taco Bell—with over 6,000 locations serving more than 40 million people each week—has announced that it is switching 100 percent of its eggs to cage-free by the end of 2016. This is the fastest timeline adopted by any major food company, and it comes as Taco . . . 

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Rembrandt, Nation’s Third Largest Egg Producer, Paints a Picture of a Cage-Free Future

By on October 13, 2015 in Farm Animals with 11 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Rembrandt, Nation’s Third Largest Egg Producer, Paints a Picture of a Cage-Free Future

In yet another unmistakable indicator that we are moving decisively closer to ending the intensive confinement of farm animals, the nation’s third largest egg producer this morning announced that moving forward, “cage-free egg production will become the company’s standard.” Rembrandt Foods, based in Spirit Lake, . . . 

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Breaking News: McDonald’s Announces Cage-Free Commitment for Laying Hens

By on September 9, 2015 in Farm Animals with 73 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Breaking News: McDonald’s Announces Cage-Free Commitment for Laying Hens

Following years of dialogue with The HSUS and extensive research, McDonald’s has announced a firm timeline for eliminating the cage confinement of egg-laying chickens from its U.S. and Canadian supply chains, by switching to 100 percent cage-free eggs. The company announced this policy just moments . . . 

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