26 Apr '12, 1am

Burger King Pledges to Go Completely Cage-Free

Animal rights groups have long been at odds with the fast-food industry for their use of meat and eggs produced under inhumane conditions -- but in a surprising announcement, one major restaurant chain has pledged to change the way it does business. Today, Burger King unveiled its plan to enhance its standards of animal welfare, namely to improve the treatment of the chickens and pigs which provide eggs and meat across the company's 7,200 U.S.-based restaurants. In the pledge, the third-largest fast-food chain said that, by 2017, it will only purchase products from uncaged chickens, and from pigs that have not been confined to gestation crates. The welcome decision comes just months after another fast-food giant, Wendy's, made a similar plans to rely more on humanely produced food products -- a move that has been catching on throughout the restaurant industry . Changing th...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/corporate-responsibility/burger...

Tweets

Burger King goes cage-free: What it means for egg suppliers

Burger King goes cage-free: What it means for e...

greenbiz.com 25 Apr '12, 7pm

Here's some super-sized news in the world of food sustainability and the humane treatment of livestock. Burger King (NYSE:...

Burger King

Burger King

grist.org 25 Apr '12, 8pm

It appears the bulk of Burger King's pork is currently being served at breakfast, but there are plans in the works for a p...

@tubakiti

kamiyabe.com 27 Apr '12, 12pm

“yŽ~‚Ü‚è‚à‚ ‚è‚Ü‚·B‘O–ʍsæ–‹‚É‚½‚Á‚½‚P•¶Žšu“yv•\Ž¦B EŽÊ^E‰¹º’ñ‹ŸFY.Kobayakawa —l Ž„‚àŽÀÛ‚¢‚Á‚Ă݂悤‚ÆŽv‚¢‚Ü‚µ‚...

King of the hill

serialdeviant.org 30 Apr '12, 2pm

This site began its life in 2001 on Blogger, moved to greymatter, then it became completely hand-coded until some time in ...

@deediyana Here you go!

one.pa.gov.sg 29 Apr '12, 12pm

GENERAL INFORMATION AND REFUND POLICY FOR CC ACTIVITIES 1. PLEASE PAY YOUR ACTIVITY FEE IN FULL UPON REGISTRATION, OTHERWI...

Enjoy our mouth-watering Chicken Burger Combo for only $5! The perfect movie snack!

Enjoy our mouth-watering Chicken Burger Combo f...

cathaycineplexes.com.sg 28 Apr '12, 12pm

Chicken Burger Combo with Cheddar Waffle Fries $ 5.00 only. New! Available @ all concession counters Ala Carte Waffle Frie...

Chery's completely unusual @Ant concepts hook up

Chery's completely unusual @Ant concepts hook up

green.autoblog.com 24 Apr '12, 12am

Chery has brought one of the most unusual concept vehicles – actually and importantly, two such vehicles – to the Beijing ...