Animal welfare group CIWF (Compassion In World Farming) has withdrawn an earlier Good Chicken Award from food retailer The Co-operative, in response to the supermarket’s decision to allow higher stocking rates for some of its fresh poultry lines.
Stop slashing animals' throats in 'ritual' slaughters for halal and kosher meat, says new leader of Britain's vets | Mail Online6, March 2014
Halal and kosher slaughter of animals should be outlawed, Britain's leading vet said today.
The religious slaughter of animals should be banned if Muslims and Jews refuse to adopt more humane methods of killing, the new leader of Britain’s vets has said.
The practice of slaughtering animals by slitting their throats and draining the blood in line with religious custom should be adapted to prevent suffering, the leader of Britain's vets has said.
Two days after Tesco slashed the price of its milk, Sainsbury’s and The Co-operative have followed suit.
I wrote my book Foodopoly to take on the handful of companies that control most of the food we eat and also profit from factory farms. Poultry, dairy and eggs are produced in an industrialized system that values profit and "economic efficiency" over food safety, animal welfare or fairness for farmers. So, it was with a critical eye that I read the recent New York Times article about how good factory-farmed hens in California have it easier because their cages are slightly more roomy than chickens raised in factory farms in other states.
Animal welfare charity Compassion in World Farming has announced that it is stripping the Cooperative Supermarket of its Good Chicken Award, in light of the retailer's decision to go back on a pioneering welfare pledge.
Why families are eating nearly half a billion fewer bangers every year: Sales of sausages down by 6.2% | Mail Online6, March 2014
Total UK sales have fallen by 6.2 per cent in the last two years, which means the nation is eating some 423million fewer sausages a year.
USDA to Allow Chickens From U.S. to Be Shipped to China for Processing and Back to U.S. for Consumption, Just Like Seafood | EcoWatch6, March 2014
Scores of Americans are in an uproar since Food Safety News revealed the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will soon allow U.S. chickens to be sent to China for processing before being shipped back to the states for human consumption.
The Co-operative Food’s ethical credentials have been dealt a blow after the retailer was stripped of a major chicken welfare award.