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Established in 1987, the Animal Agriculture Alliance works to provide a better understanding of the role animal agriculture plays in providing a safe, abundant food supply to a hungry world. View a chronological listing of press releases issued by the Alliance. For more information or press requests, please contact Hannah Thompson-Weeman by calling 703-562-1413. All press releases can be found in our resource library

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By Casey Whitaker,
Communications Manager
Date: 5/10/2017

Animal rights activists masquerading as consumers...

Consumer demand is powerful. It can be the champion of a company’s success or the culprit of their failure. What I find even more interesting is how consumer demand is defined. Does a group of people with no intention of ever buying a restaurant’s product qualify as their consumer? With the avalanche of recent restaurant and retail pledges caving to pressure from animal rights organizations, it seems so.

At the Animal Agriculture Alliance’s recent Stakeholders Summit, speakers offered insights about consumer demand – suggesting consumers aren’t the ones demanding restaurants and grocery stores to change their supply chain policies at all. Dr. Dan Thomson of Kansas State University stated, “activists today are masquerading as the consumers.”

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