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Smithfield to Delay Phasing-Out Gestation Crates

Due to the financial losses Smithfield Foods Inc. suffered (US$190) this past year, the company announced that the plan to replace "gestation stalls" for pregnant sows with roomier "group housing" by 2017 at all of its farms has been delayed. Bruce Friedrich, vice president for policy for PETA, said: "It's not surprising that when times get tough they jettisoned a plan that was barely a plan in the first place."

To read the full article please search online for Poor earnings lead Smithfield to delay its hog housing plan

How saddening that there's no light at the end of the tunnel for the millions of pigs who suffer unimaginably day after day at Smithfield Foods Inc.! It's is imperative that consumers choose to support compassion over cruelty; and therefore, take a stand to show Smithfield that gestational stalls create only misery to God's animals and the rest of Creation.

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