Yankee One Dollar Removes Glue Traps From Its Shelves!

July 2013

After receiving a complaint that dollar-store chain Yankee One Dollar was selling glue traps as a form of rodent control, PETA contacted the president asking that he pull them from his shelves. Not fond of condemning mice and other small animals to a slow death from dehydration or suffocation, the president agreed that glue traps shouldn’t be used and agreed to stop offering them in all 25-plus stores in New York and Vermont!

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