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25 February 2015
Egg Company Weighs up New Site in South Dakota
US - Sonstegard Food Co. is looking at a site near Parker, South Dakota, with the view to setting up a new facility with...
Lithuania Reports Two More Wild Boar with ASF
LITHUANIA - Two wild boars at different locations tested positive for the African swine fever (ASF) virus in mid-February....
23 February 2015
Call to Government to End Non-stun Slaughter on Day of Parliamentary Debate
UK - The British Veterinary Association (BVA), supported by the RSPCA, has called on the British Government to end non-stun...
20 February 2015
Three Supermarket Groups Head Animal Welfare Benchmark Table
GLOBAL - Three European supermarket groups have been given top marks in a global annual farm animal welfare Business Benchmark...
Consumers Can Expect to Pay for Changes in Animal Welfare Practices
CANADA - Ultimately consumers will pay for the changes they are demanding in animal welfare according to an associate professor...
18 February 2015
Early Registration for Animal Welfare Conference
CROATIA - Early registration for the Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW) International Animal Welfare Science...
16 February 2015
BSE Found in Beef Cow in Alberta
CANADA - A case of BSE has been found in a beef cow from Alberta in Canada....
09 February 2015
New Legislation to Protect Farm Animals at Research Facilities
US - A bill has been introduced in the US to protect farm animals used for agricultural research at government facilities....
06 February 2015
Should CCTV Be Installed in Slaughterhouses?
UK - An all-seeing eye and independent monitoring would ensure the maximum quality of animal welfare conditions in slaughterhouses....
05 February 2015
Challenge to California's Foie Gras Ruling
CALIFORNIA, US - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has said she will appeal last month’s decision by a federal judge to...
Hepatitis E Found in Pigs in Philippines
PHILIPPINES - New research highlights the potential risk of pigs as a source of hepatitis E infection in Philippine consumers....
British Government Challenged on Animal Welfare Ahead of Election
UK - UK's Political parties have been urged to take action on animal welfare and disease prevention as the British Veterinary...
04 February 2015
Cargill Goes Sow Stall-free Conversion Ahead of Schedule
US - Cargill Pork is 11 months ahead of its own schedule for completing the conversion to group housing for sows at company-owned...
03 February 2015
Halal Slaughterhouse at Centre of Animal Cruelty Inquiry
UK - The Food Standards Agency in the UK has suspended the licences of three slaughtermen at a Halal slaughterhouse in Yorkshire...
30 January 2015
Animal Welfare at Slaughter Improving in UK
UK - Animal welfare in slaughterhouses in the UK is improving....
27 January 2015
EU Countries Still Not Complying with Sow Stall Ban after Two Years
EU - No action has been taken against European countries that are not complying with the EU-wide ban on sow stalls – a...
26 January 2015
MSD Animal Health Offers New Tools, Services to Poultry Producers
GLOBAL - New customer tools and services from MSD Animal Health are helping poultry producers benchmark, identify and track...
Regulations for Animal Welfare at Slaughter Seminar
UK - A one-day seminar for the meat and livestock industry on “The changing role of the animal welfare officer in the light...
23 January 2015
What’s Left If We Lose Antibiotics?
GLOBAL - Bacterial resistance is developing quickly and many critically important drugs risk becoming obsolete. Disastrous...
International Poultry Council to Focus on Impact of Avian Flu on Industry
GLOBAL - Avian influenza is to be among the main topics of discussion when members of the International Poultry Council (IPC)...
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