NEWS
Safeway Now Unstalled
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed May 9, 2012 06:22 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Safeway won't be making quick changes after the nation's second-largest grocer declared Monday it would move over time to buying its pork from vendors that slaughter hogs not born to sows sequestered in gestation crates.

Safeway announced the decision Monday in a joint press release with the Humane Society of the United States. It was part of back-to-back days for HSUS, praising Safeway for making that announcement, while then releasing an animal-abuse video inside a gestation facility on Tuesday.

Safeway did not offer a date on when the company would move completely away from buying pork from ...

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