Albert Heijn is to stop selling plofkalkoen
Albert Heijn stops the sale of ‘plofkalkoen’. The supermarket has to Wake up the Animal let me know that the change to the new Albert Heijn turkey.
This animal is according to the company of a slower growing breed and will get daylight and a little more room in the barn.
“Although this turkey is still no Better Life star deserves, are we happy with this first step of Albert Heijn. The next christmas, we are investigating which supermarkets do plofkalkoen on the christmas menu convert,” said Awake Animal.
In the spring brought the dierenwelzijnorganisatie a report about the distress among Dutch plofkalkoenen. According to the report, they grow too fast, there is a high mortality among the animals, and they have too little space. In the Netherlands, each year approximately 2.3 million turkeys are fattened for the slaughter.