Why it’s huge news that Wal-Mart is pushing stricter animal welfare policy

Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club issued a surprise announcement today, good news for the growing number of consumers striving to eat more ethically. The country’s largest food retailer has boldly proclaimed that “farm animals in our supply chain should be treated humanely throughout their lives and that the welfare of farm animals should be considered in [...]

By | April 9th, 2015|Animal welfare|0 Comments

Rival Down Standards Dividing Industry, Driving Up Costs

The desire to treat geese humanely is dividing the outdoor industry and driving up costs for down suppliers in a far cry from what some envisioned three years ago. The division came into sharp focus last week, as backers of two dueling standards faced off at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market (ORWM). On one side was [...]

By | April 8th, 2015|RDS in the news|0 Comments
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