World’s Largest Food Service Provider Commits to be Gestation Crate-Free by 2023

Compass Group, the world’s largest food service provider, published a new animal welfare policy for the United States that includes a commitment to end pigs sourced from producers who use gestation crates by the summer of 2023 as well as a commitment to source eggs exclusively from hens not confined to battery cages by the first quarter of 2023.  Compass has committed to publicly report the percentage of sourced animals free from cages and crates as part of their transparency pledge.