ROYAL CARIBBEAN TO ELIMINATE CONTROVERSIAL PIG CAGES FROM PORK SUPPLY
CHAIN AS LATEST CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY MOVE
Targeted News Service
Washington, Dec. 5 -- The Humane Society of the United States issued the
following news release:
The Humane Society of the United States
applauds Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., the world's second-largest cruise
operator, for its announcement that it will eliminate controversial
gestation crates--cages used to confine breeding pigs--from its pork supply
chain, becoming the latest in a growing list of major food companies to
address this issue.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is a global cruise
vacation company that owns Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises,
Pullmantur, Azamara Club Cruises and CDF Croisicres de France, as well as
TUI Cruises through a 50 percent joint venture. In 2011, the Miami-based
cruise line's 41 ships served more than 20 million guests globally.