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


Study: Farm Efficiency More Critical Than Quitting Meat

• Published: February 24th, 2014

It turns out that convincing people to go vegetarian is not the only way to combat the greenhouse gas and climate …


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 …


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 …



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Principles of Fish Nutrition


New Head for Purdue Center for Animal Welfare Science

Poultry News

22 January 2014

US - Purdue University associate professor of animal sciences Candace Croney will lead the newly created Purdue University


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

European Commission


Brussels, 14 February 2014

Horsemeat: one year after -> actions announced and delivered!

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

Sows confined in cramped cages known as gestation crates were fed ground up intestines from piglets …


Denmark Muslims and Jews slam halal slaughter ban

World Bulletin / News Desk

Denmark passed a new law forbidding animal slaughter of live or non-anesthetized animals, frustrating Muslims and Jews in …


New Programme Supports Animal Welfare at Slaughter

Poultry News

04 February 2014

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 …


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. …


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 …

Compassion in World Farming

Halal industry questions new RSPCA labelling initiative

The RSPCA this week urged MEPs to sign a Written Declaration tabled in the European Parliament, which calls for compulsory method of slaughter …