Duane Read Stops Selling Cruel Glue Traps

April 2007

After receiving more than 6,000 e-mail messages from PETA members and supporters, executives at New York-based drugstore chain Duane Reade agreed to meet with PETA representatives to discuss ending the sale of cruel glue traps and the company has since joined retailers like Rite Aid, CVS, and Walgreens in ceasing the sale of these “pans of pain” at all of its 250-plus locations.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind