Maple Leaf Foods to complete conversion to open housing systems

All company sow barns will be converted to advanced open housing systems in 2021
calendar icon 23 November 2021
clock icon 3 minute read

"Ensuring the animals in our care experience the best possible environment at Maple Leaf Foods is the right thing to do and an essential part of our sustainability commitment," said Michael McCain, President and CEO. "Our progress in eliminating gestation crates in our sow barns across Canada is a significant milestone as we proudly lead the industry towards a more compassionate approach to animal welfare."

Melanie Epp

Melanie Epp is a freelance agricultural journalist from Ontario, Canada.

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