VegNews Daily

Kroger Demands Expedited Move to Ban Crates

Grocery megachain Kroger is encouraging its pork suppliers to hasten their elimination of gestation crates.

With nearly 2,500 locations, Kroger is the nation’s largest grocery-store chain, and it announced Monday that it is determined to source its pork from crate-free facilities as soon as possible. Following the lead of rival grocer Safeway, as well as myriad fast-food restaurants and catering companies, the chain pledged to quicken the process of eradicating the cruel crates, which confine pregnant sows to a space so small that they cannot move freely or even turn around. Humane Society of the United States President and CEO Wayne Pacelle applauded the move, stating, “[Kroger] has taken a very important step … in declaring that the pork industry must find an exit strategy for its use of gestation crates.” 

 Comments

New Study: Cow’s Milk Can Cause Early Death

Research results published in the British Medical Journal says what many leading doctors and nutritionists have been saying for years: ditch the milk.
Read More »

Los Angeles Museum Hosts “Ivory Crush” on November 6

The National Museum of Animals & Society sends message to illegal ivory trade.
Read More »

New York Times: We Want Your Veg Recipes!

This year, the media outlet is turning to its readers for the season's best meat-free recipes.
Read More »

Vegan Business Conference Kicks Off in Austin, TX

Aspiring vegan entrepreneurs flock to Austin for an action-packed business bootcamp.
Read More »

Acclaimed Los Angeles Vegan Restaurateur Passes Away

Molly Anderson of Los Angeles' award-winning Madeleine Bistro leaves behind a husband and four children.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »