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Meat Industry News By Category: Animal Welfare

16 September 2014
McDonald's to Phase Out Cage Egg
AUSTRALIA - Fast food chain McDonald's is to phase out teh use of eggs from caged birds in Australia by the end of 2017....
12 September 2014
Freedom Food to Rebrand as RSPCA Assured
UK - Freedom Food, the RSPCA’s farm animal welfare assurance and labelling scheme, is to be rebranded for the consumer...
11 September 2014
Heinz Strengthens Animal Welfare Policies
GLOBAL - Global food processing giant, Heinz, has joined a growing line of major meat and food processors to strengthen their...
10 September 2014
How Can Companies Improve Animal Welfare?
ANALYSIS - Major meat and food processing companies around the world are starting to take a lead in animal welfare issues....
09 September 2014
Animal Welfare Improvements Needed in Icelandic Slaughterhouses
ICELAND - Iceland needs to improve official controls concerning animal welfare at the time of killing to make sure that all...
Oyster Aquaculture Disease Management Plan for Rhode Island
US - Rhode Island has adopted a plan to reduce the likelihood of food poisoning from eating improperly handled oysters raised...
05 September 2014
Unilever to End Culling of Day Old Chicks in Egg Supply Chain
ANALYSIS - Global food processing giant Unilever has joined the growing list of major companies to put forward proposals...
Poultry Industry Hits Back at Newspaper Criticisms
UK - The British poultry sector has hit back at criticisms the industry contained in a national newspaper written by two...
Consumers Want Humanely Raised Chicken
US - Consumers distrust the chicken industry and was more humanely raised chicken choices at the grocery store. ...
03 September 2014
Slaughterhouse Praised for Welfare
GERMANY - Temple Grandin, the world-renowned American expert on animal welfare and animal behaviour, has highly praised the...
27 August 2014
African Swine Fever in Smolensk Region
RUSSIA - Laboratory tests on wild boar found dead in the Ershinchskovo district of Smolensk have proved positive for African...
25 August 2014
Nestlé Steps up Commitment to Animal Welfare
ANALYSIS - Global food processing giant Nestlé has launched a new set of guidelines for animal welfare for its producers....
21 August 2014
ICoMST Opens in Uruguay
URUGUAY - The growth of quality meat production together with the conservation of natural resources and the generation of...
Germany Forms Alliance to Increase Animal Welfare
GERMANY - The German food industry has formed an alliance to respond to the ongoing criticism on animal husbandry. ...
Call for Continued Support for Animal Disease Monitoring
GLOBAL - Animal disease monitoring systems require sustained support and have a critical role to play in preventing human...
18 August 2014
Research Reveals Hen Smothering Affects Half UK Commercial Flocks
UK - More than half of commercial chicken flocks in the UK are affected by smothering and it is an unpredictable and difficult...
New Outbreaks of African Swine Fever in North East Europe
EU - Two new outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been reported on farms in Utena in eastern Lithuania boardering...
15 August 2014
Framework for Elimination of PEDv in Canada
CANADA - A framework for the elimination of PEDv from the Canadian herd was set out at at a summit hosted by South West Vets...
Positive Trends in Antimicrobial Resistance Reported in US
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) shows mostly decreasing antimicrobial resistance trends in its National Antimicrobial...
13 August 2014
New Leader of Animal Wellness at Maple Leaf Food
US - Dr Stephanie Cottee is joining Maple Leaf Foods in the new position of Leader, Animal Wellness. ...
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