Ben & Jerry’s Sources From Not-So-Happy Cows, Suit Says

Law360 (July 11, 2018, 10:34 PM EDT) -- The Organic Consumers Association, a national nonprofit consumer advocacy group, has sued Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Inc. and its parent company Unilever in Washington, D.C., court, alleging they market some ice creams sourced from inhumane factory farms as being produced by “happy cows” raised in “caring dairies.”

According to the Monday complaint, less than 25 percent of the farms that source Ben & Jerry's milk have been verified as meeting its "caring dairy" standards, which cover things like “cow care” and “planet stewardship.” Many of the other farms Ben & Jerry's relies on, the OCA said, employ cow confinement and nongrazing...

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