PETA has finally saved the Nabisco animal crackers

posted by Steve Powers - 

Even animal crackers are going cage-free now.  Nabisco just changed the classic packaging on their Barnum's Animal Crackers . . . so instead of showing the zoo and circus animals in cages, now they're roaming free in a field.

After 116 years, Nabisco is finally releasing its animal crackers from their cages.

Packages of the company's popular Barnum Animal cookies no longer show caged animals riding on a circus train. The animals are now depicted roaming freely among grass and trees. The change was made at the urging of PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) which began lobbying for the change several years ago.  THANKS FOR MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE PETA (sarcasm)

A statement released by the group reads, "The new box for Barnum's Animal Crackers perfectly reflects that our society no longer tolerates the caging and chaining of wild animals for circus shows. PETA is celebrating this redesign, just as we've celebrated the end of Ringling Bros. circus and the introduction of animal-circus bans across the U.S." (Fortune)

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