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26th June 2020

The European Parliament will establish a 12-month inquiry committee investigating enforcement failures in animal transport. MEPs decided to set up an inquiry committee to look into alleged breaches in the application of EU animal welfare rules...
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The Dairy Site

26th June 2020

"Method of production" labelling long overdue but must not be used to justify imports of animal products produced to standards illegal in UK, says RSPCA. The RSPCA has welcomed the government’s move to fast track a consultation on "method of...
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The Beef Site

26th June 2020

The retailer will be first in the world to fully implement to the Better Chicken Commitment standard, impressing animal protection organisation Open Cages. REMA 1000 Norway, a large supermarket chain in the country, has worked hard to improve...
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The Poultry Site

25th June 2020

We are pleased to announce that 34 Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards (you can see all the winners here) have been presented to companies in the UK, EU, China and the US in 2020, which will help improve the lives of 28 million animals each year! And...
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Ciwf

24th June 2020

The RSPCA hoes into the hard stuff with Season 2 of its Humane Food podcast. Listeners from all over the world downloaded Season 1, in which Brian interviewed industry experts, covered topics about animal production and welfare, and educated...
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The Dairy Site

23rd June 2020

Shocking unseen footage shows parts of the cruel training process that young elephants endure to make them submissive enough to interact with tourists, such as giving rides, bathing and performing in shows The video makes for very difficult viewing...
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World Animal Protection

22nd June 2020

Merck Animal Health conducted research in 2019, studying the impact of red mites on the welfare of hens and changes that occur when you control the mites. The research focused on stress indicators in chickens. “We know that poultry red mites have an...
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The Poultry Site

18th June 2020

More than one million people have pledged their support for British farming and food production by signing the NFU’s petition urging government to ensure future trade deals do not lead to an increase in food imports that would be illegal to produce...
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The Dairy Site

18th June 2020

Fish farmers who shoot seals in Scotland could face five years in prison now that Scotland has banned the lethal control of the predatory marine mammals. According to Humane Society International (HSI), the Scottish Parliament has approved the...
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The Fish Site

17th June 2020

Increased animal cruelty penalties and new legal protections for service animals to be introduced. MSPs have supported increased penalties for the worst types of animal cruelty and ‘Finn’s law’, which gives new legal protections for service animals...
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Scottish Government

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