WHO Calls for End to Routine Antibiotic Use in Healthy Animals
The World Health Organisation has stepped into the row over the overuse of antibiotics administered to animals on farms. The WHO is recommending that farmers and the food industry should … Continue reading
Is CIWF Crying Wolf over Brexit?
Concerns are being raised by animal welfare organisations over the potential for welfare regulations to be relaxed after the UK leaves the European Union. Compassion in World Farming recently sent … Continue reading
Report Calls for Welfare Standards to be Maintained after Brexit
The greatest threat to farm animal welfare standards after Brexit would come from UK farmers competing against cheap, imported food from countries that produce to lower standards than the UK. … Continue reading
UK Companies Lead Way in Animal Welfare Policies
Two British companies – a poultry and pig meat processor – top the list of companies across the world in the way they manage their animal health and welfare practices. … Continue reading
Bridging Lack of Knowledge over Animal Welfare
Consumers today are more conscientious than ever over where their food comes from, how it was produced and how it was grown or raised. A poll by the American Humane Association … Continue reading
How Will Agriculture Be Affected by Review on Antibiotic Use?
Reducing the unnecessary use of antibiotics in agriculture globally is one of the main conclusions in the O’Neill Review on Antimicrobial Resistance published last week. The report lays down 10 … Continue reading