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Animal welfare rising up the business agenda
The second report of the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare published today has applauded companies who have made notable improvements in their farm animal welfare related management and reporting approach over the past year.Read more
Sheila Dillon to host Compassion Awards
We are pleased to announce that food journalist and presenter of BBC Radio 4’s ‘The Food Programme’, Sheila Dillon is to host our Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards this year, which will take place in Paris on Wednesday 30 October at the Salle…Read more
The importance of food provenance and welfare
The recent horsemeat scandal has raised obvious issues of food provenance, consumer trust and the need for greater transparency and traceability in the supply chainRead more
First BBFAW report launches
The first Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) has been launched, releasing the results of how 68 of the world’s largest food companies manage farm animal welfare in their supply chains.Read more
Group housing for sows - new EU legislation!
In 2001, the EU agreed the Pigs Directive (2008/120/EC), laying down minimum standards for the protection of pigs. One of the outcomes was the partial ban on the use of sow stalls for all pig holdings from 1st January 2013.Read more