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Press Release Section Icon 18/04/2021

European Citizens’ initiative to end the use of cages in animal farming in EU on the right track

The European Citizens’ Initiative on ending the use of cages for farmed animals received wide-spread support at a hearing on Thursday in the European Parliament and is expected to result in a legislative proposal by the European Commission to…

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Press Release Section Icon 16/04/2021

New Report Highlights Key Welfare and Environmental Issues in Scottish Salmon Farming

Leading farm animal welfare charity Compassion in World Farming has released a new report which highlights the damaging impacts Scottish salmon farming is having on fish welfare and the environment.

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Press Release Section Icon 16/04/2021

Pig farmers across the world are embracing cage-free systems

A new report authored by World Animal Protection states that pig producers who switched to cage-free farrowing systems are seeing production benefits.

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Press Release Section Icon 13/04/2021

Brazilian companies slightly improve animal welfare

2 Brazilian animal protein companies have improved animal welfare policies in 2020, according to the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW).

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Press Release Section Icon 12/04/2021

UK egg firm Noble praised for animal welfare policies

Noble Foods has been named in the top tier of a global benchmark scheme that measures animal welfare management, policy commitment and performance.

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Press Release Section Icon 07/04/2021

Organic livestock antibiotic use '4 times lower' than UK average

The survey also found that antibiotic use per livestock unit by organic pig farmers was 75 times lower than the national average.

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Press Release Section Icon 05/04/2021

The good, the bad and the ugly in animal welfare

Interest in animal welfare continues to grow and, according to Nicky Amos, executive director of the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW), since the report was first launched in 2012, food companies’ progress in managing welfare is…

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