Pork industry moves to group pens at great cost to producers … and consumers to feel it, too

March 22, 2012 at 1:04 am in Grand Forks Herald

Under pressure from animal rights activists and sensing a shift in consumer sentiment, several major pork producers have agreed to phase out gestation crates and switch to more open pens.Experts say at least some of those expenses are likely to be passed on in the price of ham, bacon, chops and sausage. Continue Reading