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4th July 2019

Professor Johan Aerts, Head of the Stress Physiology Research Group (StressChron), explains why reducing stress in farmed fish is an essential way to optimise aquaculture sustainability. For four decades, aquaculture has been the fastest growing...
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The Fish Site

2nd July 2019

Yesterday (Monday 1st July), we presented a new report at an All-Party Parliamentary Group event on Turning the Food System Round. Far-reaching changes for our food system Policy-makers are beginning to recognise that far-reaching changes in UK...
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Compassion in world farming

30th June 2019

We are delighted to announce that Lidl is the first British retailer to voluntarily introduce a method of production label on its fresh chicken products. The discount retailer will be trialling the labels on all of its fresh chicken across Scotland...
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Compassion in world farming

28th June 2019

With demand rising globally, octopus farming is developing apace – but, mindful of both the animals’ welfare and concerns around sustainability, should we be scaling it up at all? Although it’s been a controversial subject of late, there’s no doubt...
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The Fish Site

28th June 2019

Yesterday (27th June), our Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards ceremony took place in Brussels, where market leading food companies from across the globe were celebrated and awarded for their commitment to higher farm animal welfare. A united movement...
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Compassion in world farming

27th June 2019

  Henry Dimbleby - co-founder of restaurant chain Leon and of the Sustainable Restaurant Association - has been appointed by Environment Secretary Michael Gove to lead the first major review of the UK food system in nearly 75 years. He will...
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GOV.UK

27th June 2019

Research has suggested that a combination of antibiotics and a drug used to treat kidney infections could effectively treat a common superbug and limit the impact of antibiotic resistance. Researchers led by scientists at the University of Cambridge...
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University of Edinburgh

26th June 2019

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced a new bill to enable tougher prison sentences for the worst animal abusers which will be introduced to Parliament today (Wednesday 26 June). The Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill means that animal...
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GOV.UK

26th June 2019

It’s often said that UK farming has the highest animal welfare standards in the world, and yet animal welfare is the top concern amongst many UK shoppers. If British legislation on farm animal welfare is considered world class, why are citizens...
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The Poultry Site

26th June 2019

Animal sentience broadly refers to the ability of animals to feel, for example, by experiencing pain, pleasure, or suffering. Scientific literature generally accepts that all vertebrate species are sentient, and increasing research shows that...
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A-LAW

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