Nabisco forced to uncage animal crackers

First the circus closed, now the beasts on boxes of animal crackers have been turned loose.

Under pressure from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), Nabisco has redesigned packaging of Nabisco’s Barnum’s Animal crackers removing  after more than a century  the cages.

Last year Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus shut down, citing declining ticket sales. Feld Entertainment’s chief executive, Kenneth Feld, said the closure was due to declining ticket sales and the move to rid the circus of its elephants following a shift in public opinion toward circus animals.



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