26th March 2012
The Wendy’s hamburger chain has joined the ranks of foodservice providers that will require its U.S. and Canadian pork suppliers to make plans to phase out the use of gestation-sow stalls. McDonalds was the most significant company to step forward...
25th March 2012
UK ministers are preparing to change the law to ensure that meat slaughtered in accordance with strict Islamic law cannot be sold to unwitting members of the public.
22nd March 2012
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20th March 2012
An appeal against a ban on giving away goldfish as prizes at fairs has been rejected by Shropshire councillors.
16th March 2012
A BBC investigation has uncovered huge gaps in how greyhound racing is regulated in Northern Ireland.
14th March 2012
Vital medical research is being "choked off" because airlines and ferry companies are refusing to bring animals into the country for testing in the face of pressure from animals' rights activists, a former science minister has warned.
13th March 2012
Three racehorses have died on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival. Garde Champetre and Scotsirish were put down after suffering leg fractures in the Cross-Country Chase. Educated Evans was then destroyed after breaking a hind leg in the...
9th March 2012
The RSPCA’s Freedom Food labelling scheme is launching a new online advertising campaign in a bid to increase awareness of what its label means and educate consumers about the importance of farm animal welfare.
9th March 2012
A teaching of the Prophet Muhammad says: “The merciful are treated mercifully by the Merciful. Be merciful to those on earth so that God will be Merciful to you in the heavens” (Al-Tabarāni). Compassion towards others, including animals is an...
2nd March 2012
The National Pig Association (NPA) has condemned two industry pressure groups for threatening the welfare of pigs and the future of the whole industry.