FAO on Animals

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How much greenhouse gases do cattle emit? New study provides answers

A new study shows in great details what farm animals in many parts of the world eat, how efficiently the feed is converted into milk, eggs and meat, …

Food

Study: Farm Efficiency More Critical Than Quitting Meat

• <i>Published:</i> February 24th, 2014<p>It turns out that convincing people to go vegetarian is not the only way to combat the greenhouse gas and climate …

Food

Danish Muslims and Jews hit back at non-stun ban

Danish Halal and Det Jødiske Samfund (Jewish Society) met with Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Dan Jørgensen to discuss the issue …

Food

US poultry org revises well-being guidelines

The guidelines have been widely adopted by chicken farmers and processors to ensure all US chickens are being properly cared for and treated …

Poultry

FISH UNLIMITED

I have always wondered how best it could be to start fish farming. This amazing package has simplified the entire fish farming process for me. …

Fish

Principles of Fish Nutrition

Nutrition

New Head for Purdue Center for Animal Welfare Science

Poultry News<p>22 January 2014<p><b>US - Purdue University associate professor of animal sciences Candace Croney will lead the newly created Purdue University</b> …

Animal Welfare

European Commission - PRESS RELEASES - Press release - Horsemeat: one year after -> actions announced and delivered!

European Commission<p>MEMO<p>Brussels, 14 February 2014<p>Horsemeat: one year after -> actions announced and delivered!<p>About a year ago, the horsemeat scandal …

Undercover Exposé: Animals Locked in Cramped Cages, Piglets Fed to their Mothers at Kentucky Pig Factory

Pigs Confined in Iron Maiden-like Gestation Crates<p>Sows confined in cramped cages known as gestation crates were fed ground up intestines from piglets …

American South

Denmark Muslims and Jews slam halal slaughter ban

<b>World Bulletin / News Desk</b><p>Denmark passed a new law forbidding animal slaughter of live or non-anesthetized animals, frustrating Muslims and Jews in …

Kingdom of Denmark

New Programme Supports Animal Welfare at Slaughter

Poultry News<p>04 February 2014<p><b>CANADA - The Canadian government is backing a new programme designed to promote the welfare of animals at …

Study calls for global reduction in livestock antibiotics

The report, written by 26 international scientists and published in The Lancet, claimed the decreasing effectiveness of antibiotics in treating …

Health

Conference sees launch of beef sustainability principles

The conference, held in Brussels, saw the coming together of food industry leaders to discuss the issues of beef production and sustainability. …

Food

Animal Welfare Not a Trade Barrier says WTO in EU Seal Case

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) today released its first panel ruling on animal welfare in the trade dispute between Canada and Norway challenging …

Animal Welfare