News

25th July 2017

l7enqirwsdp1jcejhfig.jpg Dr Steven McCulloch, Acting Director of the Centre for Animal Welfare and Lecturer in Human-Animal Studies, looks at the US Court of Appeal Naruto vs David Slater case and its relation to the animal rights debate.
Source:
Centre for Animal Welfare, University of Winchester

17th July 2017

Nearly every county in England has at least one industrial-scale livestock farm, with close to 800 US-style mega farms operating across the UK, new research reveals.
Source:
The Guardian

7th July 2017

More and more companies are beginning to produce meat in labs as a way to combat such issues as greenhouse gases emissions, overfishing and animal welfare concerns.  
Source:
BBC News

5th July 2017

An animal rights group is calling for an end to New Zealand’s “barbaric” war on possums after joeys were drowned in a bucket of water at a school fundraiser.
Source:
The Guardian

2nd July 2017

Typical of his breed and many other short-headed or brachycephalic dogs, Benny can't walk more than a few minutes at a time. He suffers from sleep apnoea and shakes with pain from cervical deformities.
Source:
Sydney Morning Herald

5th June 2017

With the general election taking place on 8 June, Dr Steven McCulloch, AWSELVA Treasurer and Lecturer in Human-Animal Studies based in the Centre for Animal Welfare at the University of Winchester, looks at the policies related to animal welfare set...
Source:
University of Winchester

12th May 2017

The Scottish Government has announced a wide-ranging package of measures designed to improve animal welfare, alongside the introduction of a bill to ban the use of wild animals in travelling circuses.
Source:
Vet Times

28th April 2017

Consumer concern over animal welfare issues has reached critical mass in the meat and poultry industries, creating a new generation of challenges and opportunities, according to a recent survey by researcher Packaged Facts.
Source:
ingredientsnetwork.com

22nd April 2017

ANIMAL welfarists have turned their attention to China, with the RSPCA securing a £359,000 grant to take the concept of higher welfare labelling to the country's huge livestock sector, and its increasingly affluent consumers.
Source:
The Scottish Farmer

11th April 2017

Sheep farming leaders have rejected government hints that animal welfare legislation could be tightened post-Brexit in order to enhance the appeal of British produce in global markets.
Source:
The Press and Journal

Pages