Wild Oats Stops Killing Mice With Glue Traps

July 2002

When PETA discovered that the Wild Oats natural foods markets were using glue traps to capture and kill mice in their stores, we wrote the CEO a letter and sent graphic photos of several mice captured and killed on glue traps. We also posted an action alert asking our members to contact Wild Oats. As a result, the company agreed to remove glue traps from its stores and will work with us to develop a protocol to humanely capture and release rodents from their stores.

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