Have you heard that Whole Foods sells rabbit meat? In Defense of Animals recently wrote about the pilot program.
There’s no justification for eating any kind of animals, but it’s especially disturbing that, as more Americans are cutting back or omitting animal products, Whole Foods is promoting rabbits.
Rabbits are the fifth most popular pet, which makes this “food” introduction especially confusing.
And as with any industry that profits from animals, rabbits in the supply chain are treated cruelly and suffer immensely.
You can help!
Please follow the link to IDA’s factsheet. It includes a number you can call as well as a form you can fill out. Here’s info from IDA about what to say when you call:
Whole Foods corporate phone number: 512-477-4455
Here are some talking points to get you started: