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EBAA Action Network 7/5/2005
by East Bay Animal Advocates
Tuesday Jul 5th, 2005 4:53 PM

East Bay Animal Advocates

Action Network

July 5, 2005

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NEWS FLASH

New Documentary Exposes Egg Production Cruelty

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Wegmans Cruelty is a new half-hour documentary produced by New York-based Compassionate Consumers. Organization members contacted Wegmans Food Markets to try to hold some meaningful dialogue about the conditions at Wegmans Egg Farm, and were then misled and dismissed by Wegmans representatives. The team set out to capture actual footage inside the farm and create a film based on their experience.

Visit www.wegmanscruelty.com to learn about the new investigation.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Vegetarian Outreach

Date: July 8

Time: 6 PM

Location: MacArthur Bart Station, 555 40th Street, Oakland

Info: Advocates will distribute vegetarian literature to commuters. To volunteer, email info@eastbayanimaladvocates.org or call (925) 487-4419.

Advocates Forum: Documenting Animal Cruelty & The Law

Date: July 14

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Fellini Restaurant, 1401 University Avenue, Berkeley

Info: Attorney Christine Garcia will discuss the rights of photographers & videographers documenting animal cruelty. Over a delicious Italian vegan dinner, learn how you can make a difference for animals through visual media. To RSVP, email info@eastbayanimaladvocates.org or call (925) 487-4419.

ACT NOW

If Whole Foods and Wild Oats Can Go Cage-Free, Why Can't Trader Joe's?

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Trader Joe's, like Whole Foods Market and Wild Oats Natural Marketplaces, shares a desire to sell wholesome, organic products. But Trader Joe's, unlike its competitors, still sells eggs from battery-cage hens. Both Whole Foods and Wild Oats have pledged not to sell whole eggs from birds confined in battery cages, which are usually so cramped that a hen cannot spread her wings or move around freely. Trader Joe's has historically shown sensitivity both for the suffering of farm animals and for customers who want farm animals to be treated a little more humanely, but to date the chain refuses to sell only cage-free eggs.

Ask Trader Joe's to stop selling eggs from confined hens.

Click here to take action.

East Bay Animal Advocates

Phone: (925) 487-4419

Email: info@eastbayanimaladvocates.org

Website: www.eastbayanimaladvocates.org

Address: P.O. Box 1406, Martinez, California 94553

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