The Misleading "Animal Care Certified" Logo is Going, Going Gone!
- The Misleading "Animal Care Certified" Logo is Going, Going Gone!
March 31, 2006, marks the last day the egg industry could advertise
this deceptive logo
Last fall, (http://ca.cok.net/cgi-local/dada/mail.cgi?
flavor=archive&id=20051004082330&list=ca) we told you that the
Federal Trade Commission announced that as of April 1, 2006, the
United Egg Producers' misleading "Animal Care Certified" logo will be
gone from egg cartons on store shelves nationwide. This landmark
victory came two years after Compassion Over Killing launched our
campaign to put an end the egg industry's national public relations
scam that misled consumers concerned about animal cruelty. Consumers
should now expect to find an alternative logo reading "United Egg
Read our victory announcement and campaign timeline to learn more
about our efforts. (http://www.cok.net/camp/acc/)
Look for the logo! If you find egg cartons bearing the "Animal Care
Certified" logo still being sold in stores or see the logo advertised
in newspapers or magazines, please contact COK immediately by email
(info @ cok.net) or call 301-891-2458.
COK Launches New Website: EggIndustry.com
The decision to remove the deceptive "Animal Care Certified" logo
from egg cartons nationwide is a step in the right direction for the
egg industry. The guidelines set forth by the United Egg Producers,
however, still allow for routine animal cruelty that includes
intensively confining hens in wire cages so small, they cannot spread
In our ongoing efforts to pressure the industry to eliminate these
abuses, we've launched a new website, EggIndustry.com, to expose the
hard-boiled truth about modern egg production. This new online
resource offers a photo gallery and video room revealing the
conditions for hens inside battery cage egg facilities, expert
opinions explaining the inherent cruelty of battery cages, a list of
ways you can help egg-laying hens, and much more.
Visit EggIndustry.com today!