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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

24th June 2019

The pioneering American animal welfare scientist, bestselling author and autism spokesperson Dr Temple Grandin will share her unique insights into animal welfare within livestock handling facilities and the benefits of good stockmanship at the 52nd...
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BVA

24th June 2019

Along with the League Against Cruel Sports, we've called on the Government to stand by its repeated promise to increase prison sentences for animal cruelty. Joining us, and representatives from nine other leading animal welfare organisations on the...
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RSPCA

21st June 2019

It has been scientifically confirmed for the first time, by the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), that lop-eared rabbits are more prone to ear and dental problems than their erect-eared counterparts. Given the welfare concerns these conditions cause,...
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RVC

20th June 2019

Members of the Lords, including a vice president of the RSPCA and a former president of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, discussed the key principles and purpose of the Wild Animals in Circuses (No.2) Bill, during second reading on ...
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parliament.uk

19th June 2019

It is often said that UK farming has the highest animal welfare standards in the world [1-3], and yet animal welfare is the top concern amongst many UK shoppers. Why are citizens concerned, if British legislation on farm animal welfare is considered...
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The Pig Site

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