Richmond’s House Rabbit Society calls for boycott of Whole Foods for selling rabbit meat

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The Richmond-based House Rabbit Society is calling for a boycott on shopping at Whole Foods Market Inc. over the decision to sell rabbit meat.
Photo courtesy of the House Rabbit Society

The Richmond-based House Rabbit Society is calling for a boycott on shopping at Whole Foods Market Inc. over an apparent decision to sell rabbit meat at its Northern California stores.

On Wednesday, the House Rabbit Society sent a letter to Whole Food CEO John Mackey urging the popular supermarket chain to stop selling rabbit meat.

After cats and dogs, rabbits are the “third most popular companion mammal,” the House Rabbit Society argued, adding that even those without a pet rabbit find it “abhorrent” to eat the animal.

We’re awaiting a response from Whole Foods on this matter. Below is the letter sent by the House Rabbit Society to Mackey:

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