The New Dairy Standards
Breaking news: Saputo, the multi-billion dollar Canadian dairy giant has made headlines due to a new, zero tolerance stance on acts of animal cruelty. Due to the size of Saputo, they utilize a lot of outside suppliers, all of which will have to adhere to
Just to make things crystal-clear, Saputo has publically stated that they will not buy milk from suppliers that mistreat animals and
Ideally, this will make waves and push to redefine the operating norms of dairy farms worldwide. By taking the first step, an industry giant like Saputo has the opportunity to lay the framework moving forward, which will likely generate a lot of positive PR.
This comes at the heels of a scandal when video footage released by Mercy for Animals showed employees of the Chilliwack Cattle Company “viciously beating cattle.”
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Original article & image source: http://www.torontosun.com/2015/06/02/dairy-giant-saputo-to-refuse-milk-from-farmers-who-mistreat-animals