Aramark is committed to animal welfare and sustainable sourcing practices and has an industry leading policy that addresses a range of topics, including broiler chickens. We are working constructively with responsible and credible organizations such as the Humane Society of the U.S. and Compassion in World Farming to address this issue. It is unfortunate that an activist organization has launched an attack campaign when we are engaged in productive dialogue with likeminded NGOs, academia and suppliers to actually resolve the problem. The reality is that producing sustainably sourced broiler chickens is currently a challenge for the entire poultry and food industry, not just Aramark. We are committed to being part of the solution.
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Humane Society Honors Aramark with The Henry Spira Humane Corporate Progress Award
The Humane Society of the United States once again honored Aramark with The Henry Spira Humane Corporate Progress Award for enacting a comprehensive animal welfare policy.
Compassion in World Farming Award for Cage-Free Egg Policies
June 29, 2016 - Compassion in World Farming celebrated our notable work to improve poultry welfare standards, at the Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards, where we were honored with the “Good Egg Award” for our cage-free egg policy.
"We’re proud to partner with Aramark in helping the company address the issues associated with animal welfare in poultry production, and look forward to finding solutions together."
– Josh Balk, Senior Food Policy Director, Humane Society of the United States
"Aramark has a track record of taking animal welfare concerns seriously, illustrated by commitments to sourcing cage-free eggs and crate-free pork. We value our productive engagement with Aramark, and are committed to working together and with the broader industry to take measureable steps to address the suffering of chickens raised for meat."
-Rachel Dreskin, US Head of Food Business, Compassion in World Farming
May 11, 2017 - We are pleased to announce an extension of our humanely raised broiler chicken commitment to our Canadian foodservice operations.
We are working together with the American Heart Association to improve the health of Americans 20% by 2020 by empowering people to make healthy food, nutrition and lifestyle choices.