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Meat Industry News By Category: Animal Welfare

23 April 2015
Pig Welfare Indicators More Visible in Abattoir
ANALYSIS – Pig carcase inspections at abattoir level may be made more effective by scalding and dehairing processes, Northern...
21 April 2015
Germany Focuses on Farm Animal Welfare
GERMANY - The German agriculture department has launched a new initiative to make animal welfare a high priority....
20 April 2015
New Replacement for 'Freedom Food' Label
UK - The new RSPCA Assured label will replace 'Freedom Food' from next month, giving members greater value, according to...
China Steps up Monitoring of Farm and Aquatic Products
CHINA - Monitoring of farm and aquaculture products in China by the Ministry of Agriculture for quality and safety has found...
10 April 2015
European Commission Makes Progress on Poultry Welfare During Transport
EU - The development of a network document for the Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) at the European Commission has identified...
07 April 2015
Hilton Commits to Cage-free Eggs, Stall-free Pork
GLOBAL - Hospitality chain, Hilton Worldwide, has committed to improving animal welfare in its supply chain by switching...
02 April 2015
Dunkin' Donuts Moves to Welfare Friendly Products
US - Dunkin' Donuts is to use gestation crate-free pork and cage-free eggs in its foods....
27 March 2015
Confusion Increasing over Animal Medicines in Livestock
UK - The majority of shoppers in the UK believe growth hormones are used by farmers to make animals for food grow faster...
20 March 2015
Effectiveness of Stunning Methods to Come Under Scrutiny
EU - The effectiveness of stunning methods and the welfare of animals are to come under scrutiny at a special technical meeting...
19 March 2015
How to Reduce Stress to Sheep in Non-stun Slaughter
ANALYSIS - Restraining lambs individually in a V-shaped restrainer for non-stun religious slaughter is more stressful for...
17 March 2015
Undercover Video from Chicken Plant under Scrutiny
US - A recently released video from an animal welfare organisation allegedly shows welfare issues at a broiler processing...
Scottish Red Meats Covered By New Welfare Document
UK, SCOTLAND - Animal welfare has come to the fore in Scotland with the release of a document designed to "articulate and...
16 March 2015
Call on European Commission to Fully Enforce Slaughter Regulations
EU – The European Commission has been called on to phase out killing methods, which cause intense suffering to animals,...
New Poultry Welfare Specialist for Cargill
US - Dr Stephanie Cottee has joined Cargill animal welfare team with global responsibility for poultry....
Open Dialogue Key to Consumer Trust on Animal Welfare
CANADA - A professor of agriculture with Newcastle University suggests, by maintaining a frank open dialogue, Canada's livestock...
13 March 2015
Bird Flu Trade Bans on US Poultry to Affect Pork and Beef
US - News that more than 40 countries have banned poultry imports from Minnesota after a lethal strain of avian influenza...
05 March 2015
Progress Report on Judicious Use of Antimicrobials in US Released
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced its second progress report on its strategy to promote the judicious...
New Pig Code Underway
CANADA - The chair of the Canadian Pork Council's Animal Care Technical Group expects the incorporation of requirements of...
27 February 2015
Moves to Increase Welfare in Non-stun Slaughter
UK - The British government is to look at ways of introducing post-cut stunning in religious slaughter systems....
Warning of Lower Poultry Production Standards Threat in EU-US Trade Talks
EU - British poultry producers must not be left at a competitive disadvantage by lower standard imports....
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