Atlantic Premium Brands Ltd. Announced today it will work to eliminate sow gestation stalls within its supply chain by 2017. The company, based in Northbrook, IL, is a national pork distributor supplying retail grocery chains in the United States, including Walmart, Kroger, Costco, Win Dixie, Sam’s Club, Safeway and SUPERVALU.

This announcement was made in conjunction with the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). Atlantic Premium Brands Ltd. Is the manufacturer of Blue Ribbon Smoked Sausage, Richard’s Cajun Favorites Smoked Sausage, Tejano Gold, Texas Traditions Premium Sausage, Carlton Sausage and several other private label brands.

HSUS features the announcement on the organization’s Web site.