Animal welfare

DENMARK

Denmark to renew BAT requirements for livestock farming

The timetable for the update is set in two years, after the academic project that is analyzing da...


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USA

Foie gras is still banned in California, court rules

The US Supreme Court has validated on Monday a ban on selling foie gras, a duck liver and goose-b...


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USA

US authorities report 33% decline of antibiotics in food animal production

The data were collected between 2016 and 2017 according to an announcement made by the US Food an...


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USA

NIFA invests in research program for animal health

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is ...


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FAROE ISLANDS

Environmental NGO offers €1 million to Faroese fishermen

Sea Sheperd is making the offer hoping that the funds could stop the hunting of the whales.


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SCOTLAND

CCTV to become mandatory in Scottish abattoirs

Scotland may introduce a new law this year requiring abattoirs to record on CCTV all areas where ...


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BELGIUM

Belgium starts 2019 with a ban on religious animal slaughtering practices

Starting with 2019, methods used in kosher and halal animal slaughterings are officially banned i...


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INTERNATIONAL

OIE calls for prudent antibiotics use in animals

Prevention of AMR in farming is critical to human health, food safety, food security, animal heal...


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USA

Maple Leaf Foods builds new sow open house system

US-based Maple Leaf Foods has announced it has converted more than half of its sow numbers to a m...


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GERMANY

Vion receives the 'Für Mehr Tierschutz' label for its beef

Vion has received the animal welfare label “Für Mehr Tierschutz” for its beef products.


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