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Tell Smithfield Foods: No Gestation Crates in Mexico ! PLEASE SIGN ! !

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Please, send a note to Mr. C. Larry Pope and Victor Ochoa Calderon, General Managers of Smithfield Foods and Granjas Carroll de Mexico, respectively, and have them eliminate the use of gestation crates before the year 2017 in Mexico.

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Cher C (1429)
Monday August 6, 2012, 9:22 am


Pigs are intelligent, social animals capable of feeling fear, pain and stress. Still, on factory farms in Mexico are crowded to sows for virtually his entire life in gestation crates, enclosures in which they can not even turn around. Several pork producing companies and multinational companies, including Burger King and McDonald's are eliminating the use of these cages. The continuous confinement of sows in these cages has been banned or are in process of disappearing in the European Union, New Zealand and nine U.S. states.

Smithfield Foods , the company porcicultora largest worldwide, recently made ​​a commitment to eliminate gestation stalls at all facilities owned by your company in the U.S. for 2017. However, it has extended this commitment to facilities in Mexico, which is co-owner, particularly Granjas Carroll de Mexico, the country's largest porcicultora. Animals in Mexico, including production, deserve humane treatment.

Please, send a note to Mr. C. Larry Pope and Victor Ochoa Calderon, General Managers of Smithfield Foods and Granjas Carroll de Mexico, respectively, and have them in Mexico also eliminate the use of gestation crates before the year 2017. Remember to edit the text below and include a message In your own words, is far more effective. Together we can make a difference for animals!







. (0)
Monday August 6, 2012, 9:28 am
s&n....Horrible for these poor pigs. WE are the pigs!!!!

. (0)
Monday August 6, 2012, 9:50 am
Signed nad noted - ty u Cher

. (0)
Monday August 6, 2012, 9:53 am
Signed and noted - ty u Cher

LaurenBackSoon Kozen (173)
Monday August 6, 2012, 12:49 pm
Noted & Signed. Thanks Cher.

Angel Campbell (0)
Monday August 6, 2012, 2:00 pm
Signed. Thanks.

SANDRA R (144)
Monday August 6, 2012, 4:20 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you Cher.

Kay M (347)
Monday August 6, 2012, 4:50 pm

pam w (139)
Monday August 6, 2012, 6:51 pm

Marie W (67)
Monday August 6, 2012, 8:42 pm

Vanessa Wolfe (26)
Monday August 6, 2012, 8:43 pm
Cruel and sadistic.

Leslene Dunn (84)
Monday August 6, 2012, 11:46 pm
Signed and noted - humans have to be the most vicious breed on earth.

Giana Peranio-paz (398)
Monday August 6, 2012, 11:51 pm
I am out of the US and cannot sign but I support the petition with all my heart.

Jana Repova (65)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 1:06 am

Danuta W (1249)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 1:25 am

Past Member (0)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 2:20 am
Signed. Thanks !!

Yvonne F (181)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 3:43 am
Signed!!! I curse the person who invented this horrible stables for pigs! Poor pigs! What a hell of a life! Thanks for posting!!!

Donna Hamilton (159)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 5:27 am
Noted and signed. Thanks.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 5:56 am
Gracias por tomar acción para ponerle fin al sufrimiento de las cerdas para cría que se encuentran confinadas en jaulas de gestación en México.
TU Cher

Past Member (0)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 7:29 am
We hear so much about cruelty to lots of different animals but pigs always seem to come up time and time again. They are such intelligent creatures and NO WAY should they be treated like this. Heartbreaking and it has to stop.

mary a (2)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 7:43 am
Should be stopped worldwide, you are right.

Valerie H (133)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 8:53 am
Thank you - signed

Gillian M (218)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 9:31 am
Done. I'm veggie partly because these terrible abuses.

Lillian Martin (1)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 10:06 am
There is no excuse to allow the use of these jail cells for pigs. End it now!!

Lyne F (93)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 10:09 am
Thank you! -- I love being from Chihuahua ;-)

Jason Green (235)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 10:25 am
Thank you for taking action to end the suffering of breeding sows are confined in gestation crates in Mexico.

Esther Z (94)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 1:21 pm
Noted and signed. California residents can always pick Baja California.

. (0)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 2:01 pm
Thanks for posting this Cher.

paula eaton (30)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 2:05 pm
This is abuse plain and simple. Please stop eating meat.

James Merit (144)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 2:14 pm
n, s, ty

Raiin Blue (72)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 4:08 pm

Valentina R (12)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 5:13 pm
Say no to factory farms!

Julia R (296)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 6:24 pm
Noted & Signed! Factory farming is absolutely horrible cruelty to animals. Smithfield should stop the use of these extremely inhumane crates long before 2017 and they should certainly include Mexico too! They're just another greedy factory farm putting profits above the humane treatment of animals, the public's health, and the terrible pollution of our environment! Everyone should be boycotting all products from Smithfield right now and indeed all factory farms that are so cruel and are so environmentally destructive!

kathy P (483)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 7:00 pm
Signed and Noted. Pigs are not stupid and have feelings. We need to put an end to factory farming. This is beyond abuse and cruelty.

Michael Carney (217)
Tuesday August 7, 2012, 8:38 pm
Signed, and noted!!!!

Tuesday August 7, 2012, 9:27 pm
gladly sign,note...

Michela M (3964)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 4:03 am

Just come back from U.K.


Carol H (229)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 4:57 am
signed and noted

Arild Gone for now (174)
Thursday August 9, 2012, 2:09 am
Signed,TY Cher.

Angel Campbell (0)
Monday August 13, 2012, 3:01 am

naomi cohen (55)
Wednesday September 5, 2012, 11:07 am
noted, signed. thank you.

MARINA M (125)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 8:21 am
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