JBS to Phase out Gestation Crate Housing for Breeding Pigs from Entire Supply Chain

Humane Society International welcomes announcement from major pork producer

Humane Society International

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JBS, owner of SEARA, Brazil’s second largest pork producer and the world’s largest animal processing company, announced it will completely phase out of the use of gestation crates to confine breeding sows. In June of this year, JBS announced a phase out of gestation crates at all company-owned facilities, and has now extended this policy to also include all contract producers. According to JBS, the company will transition to group housing systems for breeding sows in its entire supply chain by 2025.

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I am born in Haarlem, the Netherlands, and went to Spain, l'Escala - Costabrava, in 1988. After 15 years I made a mistake and went travelling in S.E. Asia. and in 2005 I dropped down in Bangkok where I still live. Mijn website met foto's is: http://www.antoniuniphotography.com/
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