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Press Release Section Icon 25/08/2021

Natural Grocers Signs On To The Better Chicken Commitment (BCC)

Natural Grocers® has pledged its participation in the Better Chicken Commitment (BCC), a set of standards for broiler chicken welfare developed by a coalition of animal welfare organizations.

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Press Release Section Icon 23/08/2021

New poultry breed could help UK's Red Tractor assurance scheme deliver on sustainability goals

The Red Tractor assurance scheme hopes that new slow-growing poultry breed will help balance the economic, sustainability and welfare goals of UK chicken production.

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Press Release Section Icon 20/08/2021

Red Tractor approves Hubbard Redbro breed for its enhanced welfare standard

Red Tractor said it had approved the Hubbard Redbro breed of broiler for its Enhanced Welfare module.

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Press Release Section Icon 11/08/2021

Regenerative farming shift could reduce UK climate emissions, say experts

Organic farming methods, which use fewer pesticides and store more carbon in soil, are becoming more popular

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Press Release Section Icon 09/08/2021

Climate change: At-risk nations fear extinction after IPCC report

The warning by a group of developing countries comes after a landmark UN report argued that global warming could make parts of the world uninhabitable.

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Press Release Section Icon 09/08/2021

What is the IPCC and why is its new climate report different from others?

Extreme weather is taking hold in every part of the planet, the atmosphere and seas are warming at rates unprecedented in human history, and some of the consequences are irrevocable, according to the sixth assessment report of the…

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Press Release Section Icon 07/08/2021

What M&S move to slow-growing poultry means for farmers

Capitalising on the growing consumer awareness of ethically reared meat, M&S has announced plans to be the first major UK retailer to sell only slower reared fresh chicken.

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Press Release Section Icon 06/08/2021

Leading Food and Retail Brands Announce Formation of US Working Group for Broiler Welfare

In recognition of the collaboration needed to improve broiler chicken welfare, seven leading food and restaurant companies—Aramark, Compass Group, Nestlé USA, Panera Bread, Shake Shack, Sodexo and Target—have come together to form the US…

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Press Release Section Icon 05/08/2021

Troubled waters: How high fish mortality and poor animal welfare threaten the profitability of aquaculture

Aquaculture profits are at risk if the seafood industry fails to address ESG issues – including poor animal welfare and high fish mortality – a new report warns.

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Press Release Section Icon 04/08/2021

The ‘queen of vegan cheese’ wants to change the dairy industry

Miyoko Schinner has been on a years-long quest to make tasty vegan cheese. Now she wants to help dairy farmers switch to plant-based farming

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