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Another significant victory in the fight to ban sow gestation crates: Compass Group USA—whose U.K. parent company is the largest food service company in the world—announced that it plans to eliminate the crates from its U.S. pork supply chain by 2017.

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Compass’ announcement is yet another resounding signal to the pork industry that gestation crates will not be a viable part of the pork production system in the future. As more companies with considerable purchasing power demand a shift, we’ll likely start to see the industry fall in line.

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