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Omega Protein Corporation

Our Opinion

Omega Protein Corporation is on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals because they produce fish oil and the largest manufacturer of fish meal in the United States.

Supporting Evidence:

The company stated in the following article that they produce fish oil.

“As one of the world’s largest producers of Omega-3 rich fish oil, Omega Protein has research and development centers throughout the world staffed with industry experts dedicated to helping manufacturers create successful formulations.” Read the following article

Company Description

Omega Protein Corp. is a nutritional ingredient which develops, produces and delivers healthy products throughout the world to improve the nutritional integrity of foods, dietary supplements and animal feeds. The company produces and markets a variety of products produced from menhaden including fish meals, crude and refined fish oils and fish soluble that are sold primarily to animal nutrition markets. It operates its business through two segments: Animal Nutrition and Human Nutrition. The Animal Nutrition segment engages in the production of animal nutrition products and operates in the menhaden harvesting and processing business. The Human Nutrition segment is comprised of assets used to produce, procure, market and sell products, including plant oils, fish oils, dairy proteins and nutraceuticals to human nutrition markets. The company was founded by John A. Haynie and Thomas Haynie in 1878 and is headquartered in Houston, TX. [Source: MarketWatch]

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