Sunday, December 17, 2006

Canandaigua, NY paper covers Wegmans protest

Great article in the Messenger Post:

Katie Barber shivered in the stiff wind, but her sign, which read “Wegmans, Please Go Cage-Free,” didn’t tremble. The CA junior and about five of her fellow students protested conditions at Wegmans’ Wolcott egg farm.

“Their egg farm is very cruel,” the 17-year-old said. “Their chickens aren’t being cared for properly.”

Barber said Wegmans’ chickens live out their lives in cages with floors no larger than a common office file folder. Once they’re no longer capable of giving eggs, they’re slaughtered and sold.

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