Our goal is an Ethical Olympics with No Animal Suffering

London Olympic Silver medalist Dotsie Bausch|| We are asking the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games|| to serve 100% cage-free eggs and 100% stall-free pork!||

Read Dotsie Bausch’s Letter
The Olympians Joining Dotsie
What we want

Please make the sourcing of 100% cage-free eggs and 100% stall-free pork a reality

At the athletes village we are asking for the 100% sourcing of eggs from non-cage facilities (cage-free / free-range) and for the 100% sourcing of pork from gestation crate-free facilities (no gestation crates.) We ask the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games to make the best effort to meet this goal and inform the public about their progress.

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There are many athletes who support this

Rebecca Soni

2008 & 2012 Olympian, Team USA, swimming
3 Gold medals, 2 silver medals

Dustin Watten

2016 Team USA,

Meagan Duhamel

2018 Olympian, Team Canada, Figure Skating
1 gold & 1 silver medal

Kara Lang

2008 Olympian, Team Canada, soccer
Canadian Hall of Fame

Jennie Reed

2004, 2008, 2012 Olympian, Team USA, track cycling
Silver medal
World Champion

Lauren Fendrick

2016 Olympian, Team USA, beach volleyball
AVP Tour, Best Blocker 2015 &2016

Tamara Jenkins

2000 Olympian, Team USA, Canoe/Kayak

Jo Kiesanowski

3 X Olympian, New Zealand, Road and Track Cycling

Dotsie Bausch

2012 Olympian, Team USA, silver medal
8-time U.S. National Champion
Former World Record holder

Morgan Mitchell

Australian Team, specializing in the 400 meters
Representative Australia in the Women’s 4 x 400m Relay at the 2016 Rio Olympics

Why 100% Stall-Free Pork?

Confining pregnant sows in gestation crates (stall) takes freedom from pigs to move around and express their natural behaviors. The consequences of producing meat from stressed pigs are serious. For example, the levels of hormones such as catecholamine and glucocorticoid are higher in stressed pigs. This negatively influences their muscle, bone density and testosterone and can cause an immune deficiency, can lower blood glucose levels and can affect cardiovascular function.

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Why 100% Cage-Free Eggs?

Hens confined in small cages suffer much pain and stress as their welfare is greatly compromised. The demand for cage-free eggs is growing globally. Eggs produced in free-range facilities contain more protein, vitamin E, βcarotene and omega 3 than eggs from conventional facilities. The nutrients of cage-free eggs greatly influence the performance and results of elite athletes. 

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Please make the sourcing of 100% cage-free eggs and 100% stall-free pork a reality

If these goals are not met, boycott animal products at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games venues.

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Asking for Farm Animal Welfare

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This campaign is a collaboration effort to ask the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games to improve the farm animal welfare of animals used in the food they use. The campaign letter was written by a London Olympic Silver Medalist, American Olympic cyclist Dotsie Bausch, and her fellow Olympians who support the campaign.  Animal Rights Center, an animal advocacy NPO in Japan, and The Humane League Japan, the Japan office of an American NGO that advocates for cage-free eggs, support this.

Animal Rights Center Japan
  • New Shibuya Cooporas 1009 12-3 Udagawacho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan
  • +81 3 3770 0720
The Humane League
  • O Box 10476 Rockville, MD 20849
  • +1 888-211-5241